You always wonder what your child’s first word is going to be. Mom’s always hoping that “mama” is first, dad’s always hoping “dada” is first – and don’t get me started on the extended relatives! But when your child is non-verbal, the reality is you’ll take anything they can muster to say on any level.
Kindergarten these days is REALLY different from the one I attended in 1985. The most obvious difference is the full day. Does half-day kindergarten even exist in any school district anymore? With the push for early childhood education, more and more children are starting their formal education even earlier, at the age of three or
My daughter loves being read to and reading books (in her own words) to us – which I find absolutely adorable! One of her favorites is The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. She received the book and stuffed animal caterpillar to go along with it for her first birthday. I had seen the idea for creating