As our families' thoughts turn to
getting ready for the new school year, Back to School Bash events are
They help parents prepare themselves and their kids for the upcoming excitement of new people, schedules and activities, new clothing and foods. It can be a bit overwhelming.
Parents in Pinellas County, many for the first time,
spend millions of dollars on school supplies this month, especially on
sales-tax exempt items.
Is it any wonder that they look at school opening days with some trepidation? So many unanswered questions on what to wear, what to eat, what to put in the school back packs. And of course: How do you teach your little ones how to stay safe, how to get along with others, and how to avoid bullies and drugs.
To help give real answers and practical advice a group of experienced parents called Families for a Better Community will have a booth at the Highland Pool Back to School Bash in Dunedin on Friday, August 16th, from 5:30pm to 8:30 pm.
For the kids they will have fun
& games, including refreshments. For the
parents they will have free booklets with a common sense code of conduct for
people of all ages called The Way To
Happiness by L. Ron Hubbard.
One of the key concepts is "Love and Help Children". It discusses some practical ways a parent can establish a strong relationship with the child and prevent the confrontational behavior so common today. Now that's real help for the new school year.