The decisiveness of sending your child to the boarding school is the great decision for your child. There are lots of folk tale about the boarding schools, and for a child going to a boarding school can be a torment, in that case, there are certain points which can help you to make your child Boarding School Ready:
Be friendly with your child:
Talk to your child about how they are spending time at school whether they are animated, eager or both. Try to convince your child that the feelings are normal and every child feels the same. Even if you as a parent is grappling with the idea of your child going away to school, try to be positive and ebullient when interacting with your child.
Benevolent your child: Let your child know that what you are doing is good for their future and you love them the most. Ensure them that you are sending them to their good future and it will help them to have a shining future and will make them individualistic.
Longing for home: It is not just about missing the home but it is also about the lack of love and care which they feel at the boarding school, so being a parent it is most important that at least during the initial months of joining the boarding school, Parents should present them with keepsakes that he/she can take along and safeguard them that they are just a call away from them.
Make them friendly with the environment:
Not every child is same so prepare your child to make friends which will be like the family at the boarding school. Introduce your child to their school mates in front of you so that he/she will be comfortable with them at your absence.
Nourishing Learning Habits:
Talk to your child about the nourishing learning habits as they are away from home so that they will embrace healthy habits which will make them feel good mentally and physically. Before leaving from home teach them healthy eating, making their bed, managing their time and getting good sleep.