Tag: kindergarten

How School Supplies Had Me Saying “What If?”

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I was walking through Target with my son and we saw the school supplies all being set out. The summer items were already dwindling...

6 Non-Academic Ways I’m Preparing My Child for Kindergarten

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I can't believe that my oldest daughter is turning five soon! Seriously, how is time passing so fast? I just submitted her first set of...

FREE First Day of School Printables for the New School Year

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The first day of school is right around the corner and since we know you’re busy getting new backpacks and lunchboxes as well as...

From the Teacher’s Desk :: Preparing for Kindergarten

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The summer has passed by more quickly than you thought, and now you may be panicking because you are sending a child to kindergarten....

A Letter to My Burnt Out Kindergartener

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To My Dearest Kindergartner, I love you. You are amazing in every way, but you know that. Every morning you wake up and get dressed...

Why We Asked Our Son to Give His Bully a Second...

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Our oldest started kindergarten this year. That meant a whole lot of new big things, school, routine, and friends, just to name a few....

The Influence of a Great Educator Lasts a Lifetime

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I’ll never forget receiving the phone call years ago from my disappointed kindergartener who had forgotten his change of clothes for a trek with...

Reading With Your 3 – 6 Year Old

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In June, I wrote about Reading With Your 3 and Under Child. The funny thing about kids is, they tend to grow! As they...

What to Do If Your Child Doesn’t Learn to Read in...

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Our son Sam didn't learn to read in kindergarten, even though he was one of the oldest children in his class. He did learn...

I Wasn’t Prepared for Kindergarten

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A few long, short months ago, I was an anxious parent sending her oldest son off to kindergarten for the first time, desperately hoping...

Kindergarten, Ready or Not…

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Even before my first child was born I had a vision of the kind of parent I wanted to be... I wanted to be a...

3 Reasons We Held Our Daughter Back From Kindergarten

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My daughter is an August 27 baby. That means she could go to kindergarten in August if she wanted. There is NOTHING more I would...

Why We Chose a Charter School (and why you might want...

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August and back-to-school are fast approaching. Though registration for school started in February/March, it's not necessarily too late to reconsider your choice for school options, especially...