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HOW TO EASE YOUR CHILD'S TRANSITION BACK TO SCHOOL: ADVICE FROM THE EDUCATION EXPERTS

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young girl, student surrounded by booksWhile we all cling to summer and its reality of easygoing schedules for as long as we possibly can, the days are growing shorter and the schoolyear is right around the corner. "Many kids are excited about seeing friends they haven't seen since June, but some find it hard to adjust to the new schedule when they are so accustomed to the carefree cadence of summer," observes Kan Chen, director of Chyten Education Services in Bayside. But from transitioning your kids' sleep schedules in advance to maintaining some of the good habits they developed during the previous schoolyear, there are things you can do to help them get their groove back. We asked local experts:

 

 

How can I help my child ease the transition from summer to back-to-school?

 

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