Is your child’s backpack too heavy, bulky, or about to burst at the seams because your child is constantly stuffing all of their school supplies, textbooks, library books, lunch boxes, and other personal belongings into their backpack? A heavy backpack can cause long-term health problems or injuries. Over the last few years, more children are complaining about neck, shoulder, and back pain as a result of carrying around a heavy backpack every day. I am excited to share with you that some schools are slowly catching on to the dangers of your child carrying too many books in their backpack. Some schools are providing teachers with a set of textbooks for the classroom and then they school sends a textbook home with each student at the beginning of the year so that your child can keep the book at home. As technology continues to improve, more schools can check out digital copies of textbooks and reduce your child’s load.
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