Back to school: Helping parents deal with stress and anxiety

Posted at 11:14 AM, Jul 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-30 11:14:29-04

GRAND RAPIDS — The uncertainty around this school year can feel heavy for parents, the stress, the anxiety is very real for a lot of families right now.

While some schools have gone to 100% virtual learning, others are still deciding on their plans or offering hybrid options, no matter the case. Parents are left to make tough decisions that can leave them feeling lost and overwhelmed.

We got some tips for parents as kids prepare to head into the new school year.

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