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By Emily Thompson U of A System Division of AgricultureSept. 5, 2017
LITTLE ROCK -- Thousands of Arkansas K-12 students have traded in sandals and swimsuits
for textbooks and pencils, but even after a couple of weeks, making the transition
from vacation to school day may still seem a little rough.
Not only are children having to get up earlier, but also their days may be longer
with seven out of 10 parents reporting that their children participated in a sport
or other extracurricular activity, according to the Pew Research Center.
Between early mornings, practices, clubs and homework, it’s easy for both parents
and students to feel overwhelmed. University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
Family Life Specialist Brittney Schrick gives a few tips on how to make the transition
a bit easier.
For more information on family life, visit https://www.uaex.uada.edu/life-skills-wellness/personal-family-well-being/family-life-fridays-blog/.
About the Division of Agriculture
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen
agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption
of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative
Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work
within the nation’s historic land grant education system.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension
and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital
or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Media Contact: Mary HightowerDir. of Communication ServicesU of A System Division of AgricultureCooperative Extension Service(501) firstname.lastname@example.org