Predictors Of Back-To-School Success

Predictors Of Back-To-School Success

By Stephanie Seferian

Welcome to Back-To-School Week! In 2023, the average American family will spend $597 per child in anticipation of the upcoming school year. And while new school supplies and fresh outfits can definitely get our children into the school spirit, it's rest, nutrition, and routines that *actually* predict success. On today's show Dr. Rebecca Jackson offers research-backed ways to ensure our children head to school with the best possible foundation. Here's a preview: [2:30] A challenge amplifier: The pandemic's lasting impacts on our children [8:30] How parents can use the concept of neuroplasticity to help kids get back on track [11:30] Practical ways to prioritize rest in your home [21:00] Packing a healthy lunchbox... ugh! Here's why you should bother [29:00] Fresh start or nerve-stressed? Thoughts on easing your child's back-to-school unknowns   Resources mentioned: Back on Track: A Practical Guide to Help Kids of All Ages Thrive Brain Balance Center This show is listener-supported. Thank you for supporting! Join our (free!) Facebook community here. Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube @sustainableminimalists Say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com.
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