Mindful Headlines

How parents can calm back-to-school anxiety

September 2, 2021

In this week’s Mindful Headlines podcast, host Jessica Janner Castro talked with Dr. Avanti Bergquist, a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, about parental anxiety during the back-to-school season.

Bergquist, who’s also on the Renton School Board and a mom of two elementary-aged children, said being flexible and allowing for change is more beneficial than obsessing over possible changes that may or may not occur in the upcoming school year.


Read the article on this podcast on king5.com.


Resources for parents

American Academy of Pediatrics

Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

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