Everywhere you look kids and parents are talking about the first day of school. We all know the first day can be scary and new for children, but it’s also a huge transition for parents as well. How do you deal with all the conflicting emotions? Continue reading
Families of teenagers and tweens are encouraged to make plans now to attend the big Back to School Bash at Splash Zone in Jacksonville on Friday, August the 24th.
It can be really hard to say good bye to summer, especially for older children. To help your middle and high school students transition into the school year treat them to a evening of swimming with friends.
Sponsored by Jacksonville Parks and Recreation, kids ages 11 through 15 can enjoy games, dives, and one last evening of summer swimming before heading back into the school year. The event will take place from 7:30-9:30 p.m. and admission is 2.00 at the door and 1.00 for slides. The park is handicap accessible and concessions will be available!
For more information call Dana Rozenski at 501-982-0818 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The first weeks of school can be hard for everyone. But they’re especially difficult for students with ADHD/ADD. Thankfully, there are ways parents and caregivers can help set students up for success. Continue reading
The school recently sent home a note with my child to let me know one of the kids in class was sent home with head lice. Is there anything I can do to prevent my child from getting head lice? I’m worried about sending him to school when some of the other kids in his class may have head lice too. — Kelly B., Little Rock Continue reading
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It’s just ten days before kindergarten, and this little girl has heard all there is to know–from a first grader–about what it’s going to be like. You can’t bring your cat, you can’t bring a stuffed animal, and the number one rule? You can’t ask anyone for help. Ever. So what do you do when your shoes come untied, if you’re the only one in the class who doesn’t know how to tie them up again? Told with gentle humor by Alison McGhee and brought to exuberant life by New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss, this lighthearted take on pre-kindergarten anxiety will bring a smile to the face of every child–and parent–having first-day jitters.
Whether your child is going back to school or just starting out, the first day of the school year is one every child anticipates. Some may be scared and anxious and some may be excited, pacing the house ready to leave the morning of. Either way, doing something special on their first day of school will help to get the school year off right. Here are a few first day ideas inspired by Pinterest. For more ideas, visit our Pinterest page: www.pinterest.com. Continue reading
With school just around the corner it’s time to think about preparing for the first day of class. One great way to help your child keep up with their backpacks, books, and other supplies is to try these great labels from Sticky Monkey! Continue reading