The start of school life is a big step for most children and does take some adjustment for them and the parents. It will seem like it was just yesterday they were so dependent on you for everything, and now they are more confident and independent. In this stage of their life, your child will develop and learn many new skills, including social skills, in an education system alongside other children. Try to avoid too many after school activities during the first year as they will be exhausted just adjusting to the school routine.
Take a little time at the end of each day to listen to your child, talk about their day, and admire what they bring home
Chapter 3 Growing Up