September 1- how not to spoil child’s great day

The new academic year is on its way. Many of you are getting ready to take your children to school and it’s probably one of the hardest tasks to carry out. But don’t worry, we’ve some tips to help you make the day special and keep your child out of stress.

A heart-to-heart talk

It is true that some of you get nervous and worry. But don’t do that, it will make your child feel uncomfortable. Show that you’re there for the child in his trying moment.

Psychologists say it is necessary to have a talk with the child before one of the most important days of his life. And you should do that in a positive way, with a smile, without sighing heavily. Create the impression that it is going to be a  wonderful day, he will meet new friends and learn new things. One thing you should NOT do is paint a picture of school as a wonderful paradise The reality is that school is work for kids. It can be fun, but it isn’t a day at the beach. Don’t promise that they will learn to read or be the smartest child in the classroom. Kids take every word you say as truth and may feel even worse after they spend their first day sitting at a desk. Assure them that you’ll be there at the end of the day to hear all about the fun they had during the day.

 

 

Organize party

You may give a party before the first day of school. Buy a small present for your child, go for a walk or to the theatre. Make delicious food for the dinner and have fun. And the most important thing is to keep the festive mood for the whole day.

 

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