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A Blog From Your Kaiser Permanente Physicians

7 Tips to Calm Back-to-School Jitters

7 Tips to Calm Back-to-School Jitters

Be it kindergarten, middle school, or high school, the start of school can cause jittery feelings in our kids. And, these jitters may be worse for many kids this year than ever before. After months of remote learning it may be hard for your child to return to school. I have been hearing from lots of kids in my office that they are nervous to return to school. READ MORE
Is Your Child Feeling Anxious?

Is Your Child Feeling Anxious?

My colleagues and I have seen an increase in the number of anxious children coming through our doors this past year. These kids have faced stress from the effects of COVID-19 on their families, friends, school routines, and social activities. They’ve heard news coverage of traumatic events such as wildfires, elections, and racial injustice. Their anxiety is understandable. Stress can cause kids to have physical... READ MORE