Everybody Stay Calm! 9 Ways to Ease Your Kid's Back-to-School Anxiety

Got a kid with back-to-school jitters? It happens! Here's how to help your child start the year off right. (11 Photos)

Dr. Michele Borba and Sasha Emmons on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:51PM

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Everybody Stay Calm! 9 Ways to Ease Your Kid's Back-to-School Anxiety

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Use a Book to Ease the Jitters

Sometimes the best way to help a child open up and talk about her back-to-school concerns is by reading together about the topic. Here are a few favorite back-to-school books for younger children: First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg; The Night Before Kindergarten by Natasha Wing; The Night Before First Grade by Natasha Wing; I Love You All Day Long by Francesca Rusackas; Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten by Joseph Slate; The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn.
 

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