With the many different schedules and commitments of each family member, families often feel overscheduled, leading to stress and anxiety. When families are overscheduled, it can be difficult to establish consistency and keep up with expectations. Though the start of the school year brings opportunities to sign up for new and exciting activities, it is important for families to carefully consider how they would like to manage their time throughout the year. Avoid signing up for more than you can handle, and instead, focus on choosing activities and commitments that are most important to your family.
It is also important to leave room for flexibility and spontaneity in your schedule! This gives your family the freedom to go on fun and exciting adventures throughout the school year.