Back to School for Moms

6 Tips to help address anxiety with the return to face-to-face instruction

As we approach the return to school during the pandemic this may be a different experience for many of us. I am apprehensive and nervous about the Delta variant and what this may mean for children as they return to face-to-face teaching. I am providing 6 tips that may help to ease some of the anxiety that many of us are experiencing:

1) Discuss your concerns with your child's pediatrician (pediatric primary care provider). This discussion can help you to mentally rehearse the best-case and worst-case scenarios for your child based on their risk for severe illness (if diagnosed with COVID-19) and what precautions your child, chil