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Back to School: 10 Tips for a Smooth Start

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Start Your School Schedule Early


Adjusting from a lazy summer schedule to a hectic fall schedule can be tough. To make the transition a little easier, start your back-to-school schedule before the summer comes to a close. By slowly easing your child into his new bedtime and wake-up, he'll have no problem hopping out of bed on the first day of school. Preparing a special breakfast on his first day is also a good way to lure him out of bed and get him excited for his new adventure.

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