Staying Organized for Back to School

For parents and kids alike, the back to school season can be a stressful time. It’s a time for new responsibilities, new routines and new activities – and sometimes simply getting back into the swing of things takes some preparation!

 If extra curricular activities are on the menu this year, consider making family life a lot easier with a few preemptive actions: Make a schedule and stick to it. Most kids respond well to consistent schedules, so use a calendar to ensure everyone knows what activities are expected each day. This includes both lessons and practice times! Also, consider including a rewards system as part of the schedule;
A star chart for accomplishments is also a good idea