Back to School Tips From the AAP

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Summary: Ensure your child heads off to school with the best possible foundation.It's that time of year again... your kids are headed back to school. It should come as no surprise that success — or failure — at school starts at home. Studies have linked poor academic performance to factors such as a lack of sleep, poor nutrition, obesity, and a lack of parental support. How can you ensure your child heads off to school this fall with the best possible foundation? Melanie Cole, MS, and Dr. Corrin Cross, MD, share some valuable information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). With these tips in mind, you can get the first days of school off to a great start and make the school year an enjoyable experience for the whole family.  This year you can watch your child thrive!