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Back to School Tips

Aug 2, 2017

The last weeks of summer are finally upon us, which means a new school year is just around the corner. Whether you can’t wait until your kids are back in school or dread the days ahead, there’s one thing you can count on: Back to School is always a big transition. A little preparation can help make those first weeks of school easier for you and your kids!

Make sure your child is familiar with the school.  If they will be attending the same school as last year, discus the differences this year will hold such as a new teacher, classroom, amount of homework etc. If it is a new school for your child, making a few trips to the school prior the first day, will help to familiarize them to a new setting and lessen their fears.

Familiarize your child with their new teacher. If your child is comfortable and excited about their new teacher, they will be more willing to learn. Take advantage of meet the teacher night. If that isn’t possible, try to set up a time for your child to meet with their new teacher. Showing your child a picture of their new teacher and speaking highly of them will help your child bond with him or her.

Prepare them for a new grade. Get your kids excited by talking about what they can expect such as the playground, reading, computers, music, and art. If you know other children who will be in their class or in the school, be sure to mention that they will see or play with them. Share your own stories about things you loved when you were in school. Encourage questions by asking what they think the new grade will be like. Ask them about their fears, but make sure they know they are not alone and other kids are nervous too. Assure your child that after school you will be there to hear about their day and all of the great things they experienced.

Get your kids back on a school schedule. Most kids stay up later and tend to sleep in during the summer months so it is important to make sure they are getting enough sleep. Since it takes a couple of weeks for our bodies to adjust to a new schedule, it is important to begin early. Gradually moving bedtime up a little earlier each night and starting to encourage them to get up earlier each day is a great way to adjust your child’s sleep schedule.

Make the start of a new school year fun. Allowing you child to choose their own school supplies will help them become eager about going back to school. If you have a supply list to stick to, you can still get their input by letting them choose the color of folder, backpack, or lunch box. Allow them to express their style.

Do your best to pick up your child on time for the first week. Not seeing you immediately will exacerbate any anxieties they have. Don’t be hard on them, and be sure you’re there to talk so they don’t resort to tantrums. Before you know it, everyone will be comfortable in their new routine.  

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NCBA - National Cattlemen's Beef Association Convention & Tradeshow
Feb 1-3, 2017
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Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Convention
March 31 - April 2, 2017
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April 20-21, 2017
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Nov 2017
Amarillo National Center, Amarillo TX
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Farm & Ranch Show
Nov 28-30, 2017
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Dallas Safari Club Convention
Jan 2018
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Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District Symposium
Spring 2018
Amarillo, TX
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NCBA - National Cattlemen's Beef Association Convention & Tradeshow
Feb 1-3, 2017
Gaylord Nashville, TN
Click here for more information

Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Convention
March 31 - April 2, 2017
San Antonio, TX
Click here for more information

27th Annual Outlook for Texas Land Markets
April 20-21, 2017
San Antonio, TX

World Championship Ranch Rodeo
Nov 2017
Amarillo National Center, Amarillo TX
Click here for more information
Come see the Triangle Booth!

Farm & Ranch Show
Nov 28-30, 2017
Amarillo, TX
Click here for more information
Come see the Triangle Booth!

Dallas Safari Club Convention
Jan 2018
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Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District Symposium
Spring 2018
Amarillo, TX
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