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Back-to-School Parent Resources

The transition from summer to school can be tough for parents and children alike! Here are a few resources to help make back-to-school time a little easier – from an easy snack recipe to parenting tips on how to help your child make new friends.


How to Help Your Child Transition Back to School

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Young children thrive on predictable routine, but transitioning from the summertime to the school year schedule can be a little bit tricky. Here are five tips for making that transition smooth and joyful for little ones.

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Let Go of Parental Guilt

Mother holding her daughter's handWith the approach of back-to-school season comes the stress and challenges faced when transitioning children to the school-year routine. Not only can the adjustment be difficult for children, but the “mommy guilt” from trying to maintain the priority focus on children while also remaining fully invested in a career can be particularly overwhelming during this time.

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6 Tips to Help Your Preschooler Make Friends

Preschooler friends playing

While it is essential that little ones have ample time and space to play freely with their peers, parents can help shape their child’s social skills so friendships are more likely to form. Here are six tips.

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What You Need to Know About Lice

Hair care from liceBack-to-school is an exciting time, but it’s also a popular time for children to catch lice from their classmates. Here are some evidence-based recommendations on what to do (and not do!) that will help ease your panic, answer your questions, and leave you feeling better the next time lice makes a stop at your household.

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3 Steps for Easing Children Through Transitions

Toddler playing in a Primrose classroom

Children thrive in routines, so even a small change can be disruptive to them. At Primrose, we help children move smoothly through transitions, big and small, with a three-step process focused on expectations, supporting activities and communication, which can be applied at home.

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Recipe: Banana Oat Bites [VIDEO]

When it comes to easy, kid-friendly recipes, these Banana Oat Bites can’t be beat. They not only taste delicious, but also contain valuable nutrients such as potassium and fiber. Your children will love these as an after-school snack or an on-the-go breakfast! Here’s the step-by-step recipe.

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