Parents are you stressed trying to get your kids ready for back-to-school?
It's that time of year- parents are buying school supplies, but more importantly trying to get their child to bed earlier.
Psychotherapist Mark Orner said to keep your child on a tight sleeping schedule.
"It's mandatory," Orner said. "We work no matter who we are much better on schedules."
He also suggests taking your kids to school the first week regardless of age.
"They will have anxiety," Orner said. "They will be a little nervous about that. You take them to school."
April Mercer is a mom to four children in Abilene. It's no easy task for any parent sending your child back-to-school, but Mercer takes care of her four kids ages 2-8.
She said a daily sleeping routine is the key to her success.
"Oh, I think that's the biggest key," Mercer said. "That first week is very tiring because they are so excited."
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest parents make clear rules and stick to them.
Also, limit how long your child can watch TV when they go to bed. Don't forget- get involved with your child's school.
Most Big Country schools start on Monday the 27th.