A Healthy Start to the School Year

It’s that time of the year again when summer is coming to an end, and a new school year is getting ready to start. As the first day of school approaches, there are a few things you can do that will allow a smooth back-to-school transition for everyone.

Donna Donald, family life program specialist for Iowa State University’s Extension and Outreach, discloses some tips and information that may assist parents with a back-to-school routine for kids.

“Don’t wait a week before school begins,” said Donald. “If the children have not had a consistent schedule throughout the summer, it is a good time to start a back-to-school routine two or three weeks before the first day of...

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