When kids have a good start to the school year and settle in well to school, they tend to be more interested in school and doing their best. Help your kids get a good start by being an involved parent.
Forget your worries sometimes and try to concentrate only on your kids.
Create a homework spot. Ideally you should find a place where you can sit right next to your child. You can pay bills, do work, or read while your child studies.
Say more positive things to your family than negative ones.
Ask your children what they like and don’t like about their daily routines. Together figure out changes to improve them.
Find a way to celebrate the first day—or first week—of school. By making it a celebration, you’re showing your kids that you value their education.
Accept your kids as they are.
If you haven’t started already, begin helping your child get into a school routine. Have predictable bed times, meal times, and wake-up times.
Be understanding when your child has a difficult day.
Make a big deal about going back to school. When kids see how much you value education, they’re more likely to get excited about it.
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