Get your child to like the back to school routine

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Sometimes it happens that your child is afraid from going back to school, and will refuse to go back, this could baffle you.

All you have to do is avoid anger when dealing with your child. Instead, practice patience and wisdom.

Here are some tips to get your child back on the school routine and make him\her like it:

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    Prepare your child mentally for going back to school, that should be a while before, by reminding him\her with the fun activities, the new friends and educational benefit.
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    Organize your child’s bedtime, also some time before the beginning of school.
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    Try not to organize any social activities during your child’s sleep and study times, especially in the first stages to avoid distracting them.
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    Discuss with your child the resting period and the homework time then having dinner, watching TV or playing sports and finally sleep.
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    Have much patience and calm, do not seek anger while dealing with your child, choose a way to dialogue and listen to his\her complaints at the new school.
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    Take your child’s complaints seriously and help him\her solve the problem, even if it seems to you small and simple.
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    Link school to activities enjoyable by your child, like school fieldtrips as well as music and painting classes.
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    If you feel the need to talk to your child’s teacher and ask her help, then don’t hesitate to do that, also ask her to familiarize your kid with the new surroundings.