We try to buy interesting, but not trendy, backpack patterns since these will last a little longer than one school year. May I suggest dark colors to hide the myriad of spills, markers, and ground crayons that will be absorbed? Similarly, get the good folders and the real pencils.
With all the uncertainties COVID-19 brings, there is sure to be some anxiety when school starts.
No matter what your school plan is for the fall, it's time to gear up and get ready. Grab your list and a big cup of coffee and hit the ground running.
Parenting high schoolers requires us to shift our strategies from how we were parented. It’s going to look different from “back in my day.” Rather than expect my kids to fit into the paradigm of my experience, I need to be willing to adapt to their reality.
MHMR offers the regular virtual group opportunities for the community at no charge.
You can create a truly personalized education plan for YOUR child. If something isn’t working, you can change it. This past school year, I changed my son’s math curriculum in November. I also took two months off from phonics, because he was dreading every lesson. Guess what. It was fine.
You got them to the finish line! It wasn’t what you envisioned but it was definitely unforgettable. Be pleased with yourself mom, you now have a school graduate!