Your Healthy Back To School Guide

By August 29, 2016Education

Submitted.Getting everything done to prepare your child for going back to school can seem like a marathon. It can be both logistically challenging and physically exhausting for parents. This year, simplify your to-do list by going back to basics. Hunting for matching pencil cases and this year’s trendy sneakers can wait.


Fraser Health has launched “Your Healthy Back to School Guide” – everything you need to know to tackle back to school anxiety, lunches, sleep habits, health and after-school activities, including an infographic on 5 free apps to help cope with back to school anxiety.


What’s really important to prepare your child for success at school is to make sure they are as healthy as possible when they sit down to learn. That means ensuring they are eating and sleeping well and are able to recharge after school in a healthy way to prepare for the next day.


It also means paying close attention to their mental health, and helping them cope with any back-to-school anxiety. And it includes taking preventative measures like immunization to ensure they are protected from any communicable diseases circulating in their classrooms.


We’ve got the tools you need to ace this year’s back to school race. So take a deep breath and focus on the finish line.


For more tips to ease the transition into the new school year for students of all ages, check out our Your Healthy Back to School Guide.

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