Marni Fogelson-Teel, 08/17/12
Going back to school is always a transition, but when your child is going to school for the VERY first time, the experience can seem overwhelming. What will the teacher be like? Will my child have a meltdown every time I leave the classroom? Whether you have a Little Miss Independent who seems completely ready to explore the world of school or a child for whom school may be his first experience away from Mom or Dad ever, there are multiple ways to ease the transition and to help both you and your child feel safe, secure, and excited. Read on for 7 ways to prepare your child and yourself for his or her FIRST first day of school.