A Closer Look: Back-to-school tips for parents

The National hears from head of multimedia Enas Refaei

In A Closer Look, The National provides an in-depth take on one of the main stories of the week

After the summer break, during which many parents travelled with their children for the holidays, it is time to polish those shoes and lay out the uniform for the first day of school on Monday.

But there are many things to consider when it comes to sending your child to school for the new academic year.

Where can you get more affordable clothing, or how can you avoid the dreaded school run traffic?

Host Sarah Forster speaks to The National's Enas Refaei, a mother of two, to find out.

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