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Back-to-School Tips

From school supplies to school bus logistics, there are a lot of details for families to keep track of when back-to-school time rolls around each year. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has developed this complete list of tips and suggestions to help with issues from first day jitters to traveling between school and home to dealing with bullying.

Making the First Day Easier

Backpack Safety

Traveling To and From School

Whatever method your child uses to travel back forth between school and home, review the basic safety rules that apply.

Eating at School

Bullying

Bullying is when one child repeatedly picks on another child. Bullying can be physical, verbal, or social. It can happen at school, on the playground, on the school bus, in the neighborhood, or over the Internet.

Before and After School Child Care

Developing Good Homework and Study Habits

Article Source:  American Academy of Pediatrics. www.aap.org.