How to Manage Back to School Stress

Posted on by Annette Vasulka

As the whole family makes the transition into back-to-school mode, there are a variety of stressors that plague both kids and parents alike—from difficult homework to a stricter bedtime. On this week’s episode of “The Labor of Love,” host and RealSimple.com editor Lori Leibovich talks to Denise Pope, a senior lecturer at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education and co-author of Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids, and Michele Kambolis, a Vancouver-based child and family therapist and author of Generation Stressed: Play-Based Tools to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety about what parents can do to help the family stay calm under new pressures.

 

6 Tips for Managing Back-to-School Stress

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