Don’t be confused. Back-to-school anxiety is REAL, and it happens at every age level. Here are my practical tips to help your child with the anxiety.
We want to raise responsible, well-balanced kids, and failure is a great way of doing it. Failure means teaching kids how to succeed on their own. It’s not just a reframe, it’s the real world. We learn the most from falling down and getting up.
Sleep experts recommend that adolescents get up to 11 hours of sleep a night…seems to me that only on weekends is that possible for most teens. Kids are sleeping on the bus and sometimes they’re sleeping in first and second period, too. We have a generation of sleep deprived kids and we have to respond to this problem.