Author: Kris-Ann

This is Me. (Kris-Ann)

The timing of this series could not be better since I’ve promised to be my true self once we move to CT. I’ve never felt like I fully fit in living in MA and am taking this opportunity to just be who I am.  So here it goes. This is me. I fluctuate between someone

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A Letter to my Son’s Preschool Teachers

Dear Teachers, Last night was preschool curriculum night at school…the night where you are supposedly showing parents what our children have been working on. We attended last year and appreciated the opportunity to say hello to teachers and families we only have brief interactions with at pick up and drop off.  Max was really excited

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Bullying in Kindergarten

At work, I recently ran a Webinar  addressing the transition from daycare to Kindergarten or first grade. We were speaking to parents who had children between the ages of 3 and 6 years old. During the webinar I was fielding questions from the audience and was shocked by the number of questions coming in about one

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Public School

Well, as you can probably guess from the title, we’ve decided to enroll Max in public school next year. We changed our minds at least 15 times and there were many tears, headaches and heartache that went into the decision. Here’s why we chose public Kindergarten: 1. Money. Montessori school is very expensive. We could

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Spread the Word to End the Word

Today is Spread the Word to End the Word Day. Started by the Special Olympics organization, it’s a campaign to stop people from using the words retarded or retard in reference to people with special needs or abilities. Today, Ellen Seidman, whom I’ve mentioned before is sharing a video of her son Max to help demonstrate

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