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Back-to-School Woes - 08/04/2016

Back-to-School Woes

Tips for easing back into the new school year
Release Date: August 4, 2016
Elizabeth Reynolds, M.D.
Credit: Johns Hopkins Medicine

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With the lazy days of summer ending, the new school year is right around the corner. A new year brings some new challenges, whether it be dealing with anxiety, sporting injuries or how to keep lunch interesting yet nutritious. Our experts are here to make the transition from summer to classroom a little easier.

For expert opinions:

Elizabeth Reynolds, M.D.

Back-to-school jitters are a normal part of the transition from summer to the classroom. Starting a new year with a new routine and some new faces can be a little daunting to children. From how to deal with separation issues to what to do with bullying, Elizabeth Reynolds provides some tips on easing your child’s anxiety.

R. Jay Lee, M.D.

It’s that time of year: Your all-star gets back into the swing of things with school sports. Along with the excitement comes the possible risk of sports-related-injuries. Luckily, there are several things you can do to minimize these risks. R. Jay Lee offers tips on how to best prevent sports injuries in kids and teens.

Meredith Thivierge, R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E.

Do you have a picky eater on your hands? If so, packing school lunches can seem like a difficult chore. There are ways to pack a fun lunch that is still full of the nutrition your child needs. Meredith Thivierge provides some tips to make lunches a little less stressful.

For more information:

Back- to-school infographic

Back-to-school guide

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