August 5, 2023
Around this time each year, there´s a blend of eager anticipation and a touch of nerves. Why? Because the next generation of children are starting school. And the question on every parent’s mind is: “Is my child ready for the big school adventure?” Quickly followed by, “Am I ready for this transition?”
If this is a situation you are finding yourself in, don´t fret! Here are the ABCs of school readiness.
A is for Attitude
The very first teacher a child has are their parents, so develop a positive attitude in your child towards learning and school. Instil in them the joy of
September 1, 2022
September can be a stressful time for our children. And understandably so! Returning to school after six weeks can be a daunting prospect. So it’s not uncommon for some children to suffer from back-to-school anxiety.
To help you identify whether your child is stressed about returning to school, we’ve outlined 8 symptoms of back-to-school anxiety. But don’t worry – our advice doesn’t end there. We’ve also included a few suggestions to help soothe your child if they are experiencing any anxiety.
1. Difficulty sleeping
Irregular sleeping patterns often signify your child is suffering from back-to-school anxiety. So keep an eye out for any
August 8, 2022
Preparing your child for starting school is a scary experience – not just for them, but for you too! So we wanted to talk through our favourite tips to ensure you feel calm and collected on their first day.
Here are 5 strategies to help soothe your anxiety:
Take care of the logistics
There’s a lot to organise for your child’s first day of school. Transport, uniforms, lunches – the list goes on. So it’s understandable if you’re feeling stressed. The good news is that you can eliminate these anxieties by tackling your to-do list.
Start with the essentials (buying uniform, practising the school