Back to school season is officially here and if your home is anything like ours is during this time, then the back-to-school excitement is probably already in full swing! From picking out supplies to choosing the perfect first-day back outfit, the eagerness and elation for a new school year is a hard feeling to beat.  But, as with anything exciting and new comes the possibility of some nervousness and anxiety. And like we’ve said before, being nervous about something isn’t bad. In fact, it shows that you care and want it to go well. So, in order to help calm the nerves, we have compiled a list of 10 affirmations that your student can use every day to make back to school a little less stressful! 

  1. I am prepared and ready for school. 
  2. I can overcome my challenges and difficulties. 
  3. I will ask for help when I need it. 
  4. I am smart and kind. 
  5. Mistakes will only help me learn. 
  6. I am excited to learn and to make new friends. 
  7. I will do the best that I can every day. 
  8. I will be a good friend today. 
  9. I am ready to work hard. 
  10. I am resilient. 

The beauty of affirmations is that you can use them anywhere! Whether you are in the car, at the breakfast table, walking to school, it doesn’t matter where you are, you can use them anywhere and at any time! So share these with your little learners and let us know in the comments below if you have any personal affirmations that help you get through your day!