With another summer coming to an end it means kids will be heading back to school. This time of year is always hectic for both parents and children as everyone adjusts to new schedules. For many children, the disruption to their summer schedule can cause stress and anxiety. When the child comes from a home where the parents have recently divorced or are separated, they may find these feelings elevated.
As a parent, you understand the challenges of adjusting to change as a result of your divorce or separation. With the school schedule about to wreak more havoc on the life of your family, you may be struggling to figure out how you can help your child through this time. As you are working out the details of how to co-parent through times like this, it is frequent and clear communication that is the key to making the adjustment back to school easier for everyone.