Back to School Anxiety

How to Help a Kid With Back-to-School Jitters Get Ready for the Year

The Purple Fig | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

We know that it isn't always high-fives and smiles for children going back to school this fall. Some kids are faced with anxiety and apprehension during this time of change. Dr. Dubois, psychologist at Canoe Therapy, helps to equip us parents with some tools to ease those nerves the week before school.

Back-To-School Stress: The Keys To Help Your Kids Cope

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada Living

The start of a new school year can be challenging and stressful for parents and children alike. According to a new Angus Reid survey, 42 per cent of C...

Back-To-School Anxiety Highest Among BC Kids

CBC | CBC | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada

B.C. kids have the highest levels of anxiety about heading back to school, a national Angus Reid survey suggests. The survey ...

Books to Help Ease Back to School Anxiety

Heather Feldstein | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada
Heather Feldstein

Anxiety and back to school jitters are normal and even healthy to a certain degree. How can we as parents ease our children through this transition? As a writer and book reviewer, it should come as no surprise that when I needed help easing my children into a new school year, I turned to books.