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Back to School 2020: Helping parents navigate the new reality of schools

As students head back to school (be it virtually or in-person), one thing is for certain – parents will need support and guidance as they navigate new waters and try to support their children with a school experience laden with unknowns. Child development specialist and parenting contributor, Carly Dorogi, Ed. S., is here to share carefully curated tips to help families ease into this transition feeling more confident to tackle the new challenges that may come with the 2020-21 school year.

TIP #1 Be prepared with learning opportunities outside of the classroom to support your child’s passions. Resource: Online classes at

TIP #2: Ease the anxiety of returning to school by involving your child in school supply shopping and ownership. Resource: Big Gem Diamond Painting

TIP #3: Create a way for your child to take anxiety-controlling resources on the go. Resource: Anxiety reducing Calm Strips USE CODE MOMSDEAL20 for 20% off your order

TIP #4: Be proactive about mask wearing by empowering your child with independence and control. Resource: 5-day reusable mask system: A portion of all proceeds will go to the #KidsHelpingKids charitable fund that aids those most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

TIP #5: Make sure your child is getting the nutrition they need. Create nutrition routines. Resource: Mary Ruth Organics Liquid Morning Multi-Vitamin USE CODE MOMSDEAL20 for 20% off your order

Presented by: Carly Dorogi, Ed. S. Of Capital M Media @hellocapitalm on Instagram

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