In our area, students go back to school right after Labor Day. Obviously, the frenzied preparation, not to mention wailing and gnashing of teeth, has already begun. Fortunately, the fine folks at The Onion have prepared some pretty funny Back-To-School Preparation Tips For Parents:
- Calmly explain to your child that those summertime days of eating peanuts with reckless abandon are officially over
- Prepare a study area in a quiet part of the house where you can complete your child’s homework without any distractions
- Children who eat healthy, balanced breakfasts tend to do better in school. Find out which kids do that, and instruct your children to cheat off them
- Listen to your children’s feelings about returning to school before telling them the right ones to have
The article shares plenty more, so enjoy and good luck!