How to Get Ready for Your First Day of School at a Group Home

Being in a group home is really frustrating, but going to your first day of school is really stressing. Here are a few tips to make your first day of school in a group home a little easier...

Steps

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    The night before your first day of school, gather all your school materials, pick out an outfit, set your alarm before everyone else in the home wakes up so you can take your time in the bathroom to get ready and not have to race anyone to the bathroom.
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    As soon as your alarm goes off, jump out of bed. Gather all your hygiene things; like shampoo, conditioner, razors, shaving cream, toothpaste, toothbrush, body wash, lotion, and deodorant. If you're a girl, get your makeup too.
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    While you're in the shower, wash your hair with shampoo and conditioner. Shave your underarms, legs, and private areas. Wash your body with some body wash. You can brush your teeth either in the shower or after you get out.
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    After drying your body and hair off, put lotion on your legs, arms, and any body parts that might dry out after you leave the house. While you're waiting for the lotion to dry, put on your undergarments, like underwear, socks, and bra. If you try to put on your pants and t-shirt right after you put on lotion, you will probably have a hard time with your clothes sticking to you.
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    After your lotion dries and your body is smooth, put on your jeans, t-shirt, belt, sweatshirt. After your completely dressed put on some deodorant.
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    (For Girls)Make sure your face is clean before you start putting on makeup. Start with foundation, face powder, then eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara, after eye makeup, put on a little bit of blush, and lipgloss. After putting on makeup and your hair is dry start straightening it. If your hair is not dry, use a blow-dryer.
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    After you're completely dressed, your hair and makeup are done to your perfection, put on some body spray or perfume. You don't want to go to school smelling funky, especially on your first day.
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    Make sure you clean up after yourself and put everything away. You don't want to leave anything where its not supposed to be and get stolen, especially living with different kids.
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    Double check your book bag/purse/backpack to make sure you have everything you will need for your day. For girls, bring your makeup bag, hairbrush, and body spray along with you, just in case. For boys, maybe bring some body spray and breath mints.
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    Put on your shoes, and coat if its gonna be a cold day. If you aren't sure, its always good to be more safe than sorry.
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    After you completed all the steps above, you're ready for your first day of school!

Tips

  • Stay confident.
  • Be friendly and try to be outgoing.
  • Respect other people.
  • Have fun, if your day goes bad, hope for the best tomorrow.
  • Keep your head up.
  • Eat a healthy breakfast, if you don't have time, make sure you can get a small snack.
  • Pay close attention to the teacher.
  • Smile

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Categories: Back to School