The 2021-2022 school year is officially in full swing. But, it’s not the return that many were hoping for as COVID-19 cases spread, and outbreaks pop up in classrooms across the U.S. While there are barriers and challenges just like last year, school must go on. We speak with education expert, Julie King, to get some tips on how to navigate the hectic back to school season and how parents can communicate with their kids so they feel heard and supported.
- Julie King, parent educator, mother, co-author, How to Talk When Kids Won’t Listen: Whining, Fighting, Meltdowns, Defiance, and Other Challenges of Childhood.
Links for Additional Info:
- CDC: Mental health in childhood means reaching developmental and emotional milestones, and learning healthy social skills and how to cope when there are problems
- CDC: COVID-19 pandemic: Helping young children and parents transition back to school
- Amazon: How to Talk When Kids Won’t Listen: Whining, Fighting, Meltdowns, Defiance, and Other Challenges of Childhood (The How To Talk Series)