The count is on! 27 more days until the kids get back to hit the books at school. As a student, I remember the anxieties being pretty minor, mostly about social stuff like, will my friends still be awesome? Or, will I wake up on time to catch the bus? Or, what REALLY nagged at me, was if the teacher was going to make everyone stand up in front of the class to describe their summer. The horror!
But parents have completely different anxieties; the shopping!
Check this out;
A poll of 1,024 adults and 501 teens reveals the following:
What adults dread most about back to school shopping:
— 46% – not being able to afford everything
— 45% – not being able to find what I need
— 44% – waiting in line
What teens dread the most about back to school shopping:
— 60% – not being able to find what I need
— 43% – no agreeing with my parent
— Another 43% – Not being able to afford everything