On of our favorite authors and parenting guru, Susan Stiffelman has some very sound advice for back to school time. Kids can feel nervous and excited for back to school, but let’s face it back to school can be challenging for parents as well. We’re going to spend the next few weeks providing tips to help keep your days stress free.

Be bold and say “no.” Often, we start the school year by over committing. Stick to those events, and volunteer opportunities that are essential or bring us joy. You may need to opt out of the evening PTA meeting to simply have some personal quiet time.

Please share any good tips you practice….