Starting the School Year


CARES Programs & Resources

New Canaan CARES

Starting the school doesn’t need to be stressful for you and your family. These tips will help you start the school year right!

Additional Resources

Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

If you’re feeling some anxiety around the all the transitions, juggling, and driving that usually accompany a new school year, take a deep breath, pause, and consider the following ideas for a simpler, less stressful school year

As a teacher of eight years and a parent to three sons, I get it. Parents crave more information about their kids. As an educator, this is what I wish parents knew about the daily life of most teens at school.

Child Mind Institute

What can you tell a teacher that will help him do his job better? You might be surprised. While your child’s teacher is the expert in education, no one knows more about your child than you do. It’s just as important for parents to tell teachers about issues at home that may affect school performance as it is for teachers to report how children are doing in the classroom.