Kindergarten Skills Part 2

This is Part 2 of our Kindergarten skills post!  Are you ready?   Will your child be entering kindergarten next year? Opening and inserting straws can go along with number six in the last post, but it needs its own section.  If your child brings juice boxes to school, they will need to know how to open the straw and insert it into their juice box. Zipping up their coats in the winter is especially important.  If a teacher has to zip up … [Read more...]

Private Preschools: Are They Really Worth It?

This guest post hit home with me.  My child is now in kindergarten and while other mothers opted for private preschools, I chose to keep my child in a 2 day Mother's Day Out program from 9:30 - 2:30.  My son is now behind in school and is receiving tutoring through Sylvan.  Did I make the right choice? Private Preschools: Are They Really Worth It? All parents want to place their children on the “educational fast track.” But, where exactly … [Read more...]