9 Things Moms can do now as the Kids are Back at School!

9 Things Moms can do now as the Kids are Back at School!

Much as we love our children, there’s a collective sigh of relief when the holidays come to a close and they finally head back to school. ‘ Yay! now I can finally get to go back to my “normal” and structured routine’, what every mom is thinking now. Not that it hasn’t been lovely having the kids around for the WHOLE summer. It’s just that now the children are back at school you can enjoy a sense of getting back to normal and finally get some work done. These are 9 thing that all of us can unanimously agree are what we are looking forward to enjoy

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16 Back-to-School Books to get Children excited about School!

16 Back-to-School Books to get Children excited about School!

Summer has flown by and it’s time for a new school year. There are new schedules to adjust to and lots of preparations and is a big transition for the whole family. Children experience some excitement mixed with a bit of nervousness as they wonder what their new school year will be like. One way to ease this transition is by reading books about school. This can help children relate to various situations they might encounter and also help to spark conversations about their thoughts on a new school year. Here are 16 favourite children’s books for back to school!

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Just before schools reopen – Back to School Tips for Parents

Just before schools reopen – Back to School Tips for Parents

As summer comes to an end, it can be hard to get back into a regular schedule — for both children and adults. The trick is to plan ahead. Identify strategies and approaches to stay organised, to help ease your child seamlessly back into school and to manage your own stress. It is important to plan ahead. If parents are calm, reassuring, optimistic and supportive, children will feel both confident and competent.

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Read your blues away – 5 Books that will help your child ease back into the new school routine

Read your blues away – 5 Books that will help your child ease back into the new school routine

Yes, its that time of year again! A new class, curriculum, friends and in many cases a different school altogether. So, getting back to the choc- a- bloc routine of the school after the long summer holidays can cause some serious blues to even the happiest of the lot. Sometimes, reading about characters who are of the same age group and are going through similar experiences of settling back in school can help ease the whole process for your child. Here are a few books we recommend your child should read once school begins and these will also help you start a discussion with your child about settling back into the school routine.

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Recoiling the Routine

Recoiling the Routine

As the alarm snoozed for the third time, I hurried into the bedroom to wake up my son. After a long holiday, the day has finally come. Pack up time for the long summer break. Those lazy sleeping hours came to a standstill. The memory of that exciting family trip is fading away. It’s time to transition back to school. A new class, unfamiliar syllabus and books, colorful stationary kits and flashy lunch boxes escort my son on the first day of his school, to keep him motivated.

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