Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Gear Up Your Back to School Spirit!

For children, the very idea of going back to school after the summer break is both daunting and exciting. On the one hand, they are going to spend more time with their friends. But on the other hand, it’s a new school year that begins, and, with it, new things to learn. It’s easy to understand how this period can be stressful for them. As a parent, you can help to ease their anxiety. For a lot of children, the back-to-school time often feels like a second New year within the year. Indeed, it’s a time of renewal and promises. Consequently, you can play positively with the concept of taking new resolutions and making a positive impression – something that most children aspire to when they meet their new teachers. Here are a few ideas to gear up for school, both at home and outside. Indeed, you’ll find that children are motivated to do well when they start a new school year, but often feel let down by their parents. Use these simple ways to show that you are here to encourage and motivate them.

New year, new clothes
If there is a good time to buy new clothes, the start of a new school year is definitely one. You need to remember that for children, the first few weeks can play a significant role in building their popularity and presence at the school. This is even more important when your child changes school. Just like you want to dress for the job when you start in a new company, your child wants to make the right impression from Day One. For young children who need comfortable clothes that make them feel good, Cotton On Kids proposes a vibrant collection of simple and tasteful colors and designs. For teenagers, it’s best to plan a shopping trip together so that they don’t feel you are imposing a style on them.

Time to introduce healthy eating habits
Maintaining a healthy diet during the summer can be tricky. Ice creams, soda drinks, sweets and bbq parties can affect your child’s habits. You can help them to get back to a healthy diet that provides them with all the vitamins and nutrients by introducing a new lunchbox. As a rule of the thumb, a balanced lunchbox should contain
fresh fruit, crunchy vegetables, dairy food, starchy food, protein or meat, and water. It’s also important to discuss with your child why they don’t eat some elements so that you can improve the lunch options.

Can parents make learning fun?
Last, but not least, there will come a time when your child will need to do involving homework after school. Make it more enjoyable by creating an individual learning spot in their bedroom or in a quiet area at home. Keep all necessary supplies in labeled containers on their desk, so that everything is accessible at all times. Additionally, a little personalization can go a long way. Add a small sign with their names, or choose notebooks with their favorite characters.

As a parent, your task is clear. You need to boost the back-to-school morale by helping your child to make a good impression, get energetic and nourishing food for the body and the brain, and get pleasure in learning. Needless to say; it will be challenging. But your child is worth it!


  1. Thanks for these wonderful ideas. Making learning fun would be very helpful.

  2. I'm glad to find out about Cotton On Kids!! So nice, and next week is tax free week so it will be big!

  3. Great tips thank you for sharing these. School is starting so soon here earlier than usual this year.
    heather [email protected]

  4. These are all great ideas. That lunch box is so cute and fun!

  5. I am blessed to have a daughter who just started kindergarten that loves to learn and eat healthy at school. We are off to a great start of the school year! :-)