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Parents have a complicated mission of juggling anxiety and uncertainty, reassuring kids that it’s safe to be away from them all while reminding them to be careful and preparing them to be flexible at school. 

How do you do that?

In today’s Family Focus, Mae spoke to psychiatrist Carole Lieberman about easing back-to-school fears.

Five signs of back-to-school fears to look out for:

  • Separation Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Germophobia
  • Agoraphobia
  • Aggression