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How to Transition Your Kids From Summer to Back to School

How to Transition Your Kids From Summer to Back to School

 It’s almost time for school to be back in session, and if you haven’t started the transition process already, it’s time to get going, parents!

For the past couple of months, chances are your child’s routine has been more flexible. Perhaps they can sleep in later, or enjoy a random nap in the middle of the day. Maybe they have spent weeks on vacation away from their normal activities and friends. For kids who attend summer school or camp, the routine may not have seen much change, but the learning process is definitely adjusted in comparison to regular school. It can be hard for children to move from having less structure, more freedom, and lower expectations into an environment that is the exact opposite!

Back to School Survival Tips for Parents

Back to School Survival Tips for Parents

The school year is finally here! For parents, this is an exciting time. You’ve made it through the summer and kept the kids alive. Now it’s time to send them off to the glorious invention of school. YAY!

As exciting as it is, the back to school pressures can be daunting, not only for kids but for the parents as well. If you’re a seasoned back to school parent, you already know that the planning and preparation is a lot to handle. You need to have certain documents ready, fill out emergency forms, drop off doctors forms, do some back to school shopping - the list goes on. And then when your kid is actually in school, you will have to pack lunches, complete homework, bring class snacks, attend parent-teacher meetings and many other things. It’s almost like having another job!

But your children need the educational and social benefits that come with school - and so do us parents! Even though you may get a tad emotional on that first day of school, you will probably do a happy dance after you drop them off.

Here are a few tips to help you survive and tackle the school year:

The Basics of Vitamin B6 For Kids

The Basics of Vitamin B6 For Kids

With so many vitamins out there for kids these days, it can be hard to understand which vitamins are really necessary for your child. If you visit the vitamin section at your local drugstore, you will find that the amount of supplements to choose from for children is INSANE. There is literally a vitamin supplement for everything, and this can be overwhelming to parents who may buy nutritional supplements that their child doesn’t even need.

As your child continues to grow, their nutritional needs will change. But it is important to understand that a healthy, well-balanced diet is the best way to get your kids what they need. However, all kids are unique, and sometimes there are cases where your child may require supplementation, especially if they are suffering from certain health conditions or deficiencies. Vitamin B6 is a common supplement that has been showing up on the shelves lately, and in this blog, we dive into what this important B vitamin is all about!