Back to School Anxiety

Back to School Anxiety

Update: 2023-08-085


Back to school can bring with it a lot of big feelings for your kids and YOU. Whether your toddler is starting school for the first time, or your kindergartner is making the big transition to elementary school, or you're dealing with plain old separation anxiety - this time of year is full of questions and worries. Today, Dr. Becky talks to a mom about her daughter's fear of riding the school bus. 

Join Good Inside Membership:
Follow Dr. Becky on Instagram:
Sign up for our weekly email, Good Insider:
Order Dr. Becky's book, Good Inside: A Guide to Becoming the Parent You Want to Be, at or wherever you order your books.
For a full transcript of the episode, go to

To listen to Dr. Becky's TED Talk on repair visit

Today’s episode is brought to you by SEED: 
Dr. Becky is someone who likes to say it how she sees it. And poop problems are something she sees in her own home and in so many family homes. Poop resistance, poop anxiety, poop pressure, poop withholding, poop tears, poop that’s too hard. So if poop can be a problem, what’s a possible solution? Adding in Seed’s PDS-08 — the clinically studied 2-in-1 daily probiotic and prebiotic that helps your kiddo …“go”. As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Becky loves science. She loves evidence. Seed is a true science company and in a recent clinical trial, children experiencing intermittent constipation taking Seed’s PDS-08 saw significant improvement in healthier, more frequent bowel movements. With 9 probiotic strains and a meaningful dose of prebiotic fiber, you can support your child’s overall health with PDS-08 and improve their poops! It's a win-win. Use code GOODINSIDE for 20% off your first month of Seed's PDS-08 Daily Synbiotic plus Free Shipping.









Sleep Timer


End of Episode

5 Minutes

10 Minutes

15 Minutes

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

120 Minutes

Back to School Anxiety

Back to School Anxiety

Dr. Becky