Did your good intentions about getting organized before the school year started just not happen? Don’t feel guilty and don’t despair. There are many things that you do to make this school year feel like you are in control and starting off right. First step, start the habit of taking a few minutes to sit quietly and clear your mind, concentrating on some image or feeling each breath. Next, click here for practical, achievable steps to re-set the start of the school year in Jennifer Kantor’s “Making the Back to School Transition Better” from njfamily.com. Check out our other resources on this website and come to our parenting workshops, the first one is on October 12th, Positive Parenting Skills. Click here for more information.
Supporting Parents of Essex County, NJ is a website sponsored by the COPE Center, that offers Essex County, NJ families a comprehensive source of information about events, programs, and resources. Focusing on local resources, we are families’ first stop to find up-to-date parenting advice, the go-to website to find parenting works and programs that parents need to navigate the challenges of twenty-first century parents in a world where we are bombarded with information. You can have confidence that the Supporting Parents of Essex County, NJ website will lead you to information that helps you make the most of family life.