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Aug 23

Ready, Set, it's Back to School

Ready or not, it’s time to go back to school. Transitioning from summer to a new school year can be difficult for families.

Here are some tips for a smooth transition:
• Visit the pediatrician to be sure all immunizations are up to date
• Schedule an appointment with an eye doctor
• Stock up on school supplies
• Establish a routine for homework, meals, and bedtime
• Confirm transportation
• Meet the school staff and your child’s teacher
• Mark important school events on your calendar now
• Check the school menu ahead of time to see if your child will require packed lunch

For additional tips and information visit: http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Back-to-School.shtml