Back-to-School: Giving Parents a Lesson in Stress Management


With the end of summer drawing near comes the realization that a new school year is approaching. Social media memes and television commercials have infused humour into this occurrence showing parents jumping up and down with glee over their children going back to school; the reality however can be quite contradictory. Back­-to-­school can actually result in high stress and feelings of nervousness or anxiety for children and parents alike.