The transition from summer to fall and back-to-school can be worrisome for many kids. The unknown surrounding the first day can often lead to anxiety weeks before. Kids should be enjoying their summer vacation, but instead are filled with worry and doubt. Parent educator and child life coach Laurel Crossley, shares advice for how parents can best handle the back to school transition with their children. In the second video, Laurel addresses the kids directly and shares tips on what the kids themselves can do to help manage their jitters.
We’ve known Laurel for years, and what’s apparent is her absolute love for working with kids. Her mission is to empower children — in mind, body and spirit. She’s a highly sought after speaker on parenting and child development.
Take a listen to see how you can help your kids ease their anxieties with going back-to-school.
Back-to-school video for parents