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Good Homework Habits

Eliza Clark - Back to School » Good Habits

One of the most difficult aspects of the transition from summer vacation to the school year is homework. Having grown accustomed to plentiful free playtime, kids naturally rebel at the thought of having to do homework during their scant after-sch...
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Five Tricks to Make the School Year Easier

Eliza Clark - Back to School » Checklists and Reminders

In this end-of-summer season, there are plenty of parents out there who are inwardly sighing at the idea of all the logistical juggling that the school year is about to foist upon them.  We can already envision the stress of needing to be in two ...
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Separation Anxiety and the First Few Weeks of School

Andrea Evans - Back to School » Separation Anxiety

Is your child heading off to preschool for the first time this fall? Are you worried that she will cling to you for dear life and refuse to enter the classroom? Some children waltz into the new classroom, wave goodbye to their parents, and then get ...
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The Best Books About Separation and Starting School

Savvy Parenting Staff - Back to School » Separation Anxiety

The tough part of separating from parents is serious business (see The Kissing Hand if you need to dive right into the heavy stuff), but the truth is that for many kids, a wonderful preschool is amazingly fun and actually quite easy to jump right i...
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