The back-to-school season can be filled with a lot of newness – a new grade, teachers, classes, routines, and sometimes even a new school, friends, and activities. Even though changes can be exciting, they can also leave some children feeling anxious along with so many other emotions. What do children experience when they feel anxious or stressed? Oftentimes it can look like:

No matter what your child is experiencing, it’s important to remind them that there are no “right” or “wrong” emotions during this time. Also, if any of these feelings become overwhelming, you both can manage and cope together.

Here are some emotional well-being tips to get you and your kids off on the right foot this school year:

No matter what, coping with change can be stressful and difficult. However, despite the challenges, communicating and coping with emotions will benefit your child for their entire life.

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