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Back to School: Schedules and Routines at Home Will Help Kids Through Classroom Unknowns

Published: Aug. 7, 2020

There’s lots to think about as parents prepare their kids for the start of the school year.

School shopping, physicals and stricter bedtimes are still part of the routine. But the coronavirus pandemic is creating many unknowns.

That’s why Dr. Matthew Gibson, a Methodist Physicians Clinic pediatrician, says it’s important to tell children, even those as young as kindergarten, that things could be different this year. Parents’ controlling what they can will help their kids flourish, he says.

Omaha World-Herald: Schedules and routines at home will help kids through classroom unknowns