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Managing stress during start of school

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You can also hear the excitement and feel the nerves, school is set to begin Monday. But with the start comes large amounts of stress, and that includes parents and children.

Research shows at least one in 50 children experience school-related stress, especially at the start of school. According to the American Psychological Association that stress centers on doing well in school and feeling the pressure of extra-curricular activities. That's why experts say it's important for parents to pay attention to their child's interests "and" limits.