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3 Must-Know Back-to-School Health Tips for Parents

By Kaiser Permanente, 08/23/19, 4:15PM CDT

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These tips will help your children form healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

Back-to-school tips to get in the groove

It’s been a great summer, but it’s time to get everyone back in the groove of classes, sports practice — and getting up early again. Here are some tips to help your kids make a healthy transition back to school.

Get bedtimes back on track

Studies have shown a correlation between hours of sleep and students’ ability to focus in school. Pediatrician Susanna Block, MD, from Kaiser Permanente Capitol Hill Medical Center says that the best way to get your children on a school sleep schedule after the summer is to start gradually and create a routine.