Transition During the First Week of School
In California, school now begins in mid-August catching those of us, lulled by the lure of free time, sleeping late and spontaneous visits with family and friends, by surprise. All of a sudden, it is necessary to mobilize our children and get them out the door early with their lunches, homework, backpacks and freshly brushed hair. How can we best smooth this transition?
The prospect of a fresh start to the school year is marketed through back to school shopping for new outfits, school supplies and backpacks. [Read more…]