First Day of Kindergarten Jitters
It is exciting, scary, and causes anxiety at all levels – it is the first day of school! No matter what grade your child is entering these feelings are most likely present in your child, yourself or both of you. Shopping for new clothes and school supplies and attending the school orientations helps to prepare for the big day.
But, is there more that can be done to make the day go smoothly, especially for those parents sending their kindergarteners or preschoolers off for the first time?
Great Lakes Bay Moms posted this question on the Facebook page to learn what our community of parents do to ease their nerves on this day. This is what they had to say:
Here are other comments from years past:
Here’s to wishing everyone a first day of school that goes smoothly, is full of smiles, and if there are tears that they are only those of pride and happiness!
***Special thanks to the Facebook parents who replied to the question and allowed me to share their thoughts.