After school shopping, organizing supplies, and getting signed up for Fall activities, it’s time to do a heart check with our kids.

It’s been way too long since we had any sense of “normalcy.” School rhythms might feel foreign to some of us as we wonder what it will be like to send our kids back to school for a whole day. For others, you might be grieving the gift of time you had with your kiddos despite a very tragic world pandemic.

As you reset this year and try to regain what was lost in months past, consider leaning into your relationships with your kids and having intentional conversations.

By no means make this weird! You know the moments.

Try to keep this cool while driving in a car or just before tuck-ins and the lights are low. Kids respond better when they are not cornered by a desperate parent trying to go deep (wink).

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