Tag: back to school

How We’re Preparing Our Child (and Ourselves) for Kindergarten

We know that day in mid-August is coming, so we're doing a few things to prepare him— and us—for the inevitable: kindergarten.

Along Came Middle School :: Helping Your Atypical Child Transition from...

Often, atypical kids are more anxious about everyday things that many kids do not even stress about. Prepping him on where he can find the bathroom, when and where he will eat, and how to open his locker will help him feel more comfortable with such a tremendous change in school settings.

How to Be the Best Elementary School Mom Ever

Public school might be the first time your kiddo experiences a cross section of society and has to navigate getting along with people who live a completely different life than he does. This little window of time can change absolutely everything.

‘Twas the Night Before School Starts

'Twas the night before school starts and all through my home, nothing was quiet, not even my phone. The backpacks were packed and lined up by the door. New uniforms were strewn all over the floor.

iCare, You Care: We ALL Care About Flu Vaccine Season

While it’s true influenza is a virus and can manifest with few or no symptoms, per the CDC, 36,000 people die and more than 200,000 are hospitalized each year from the flu or complications of the flu in the U.S. alone. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 80 percent of the children who died had not been vaccinated.

Back to School Blitz :: Everything You Need to Know in...

Your go-to guide of Fort Worth Moms Blog posts about all things related to going back to school -- whether for your little ones or for yourself.

Surviving College Drop-Off Day

The emotions swirled while my mind raced from his birth to this day and to whatever might come next. I forced myself to remember all those days led to this one and to trust the ways that we had feathered our nest prepared him to fly on his own. I prayed prayers of surrender and took deep breaths and chose gratitude that my little boy had become a young man who was pressing toward the next chapter.