Tag: preschool

Failing Kindergarten!

This has been a great school year for my older daughter, who turned five last summer and was super excited to start kindergarten at the magnet school where she has attended preschool for the past two years. She has made new friends, learned to read, and become more confident socially. She gets pulled out of

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Why Parents Have a Hard Time Talking to Teachers About Their Children’s Needs

The girl’s violence struck the library like a bolt of lightning, drawing a gasp from the teacher and the librarian alike. Awkwardness soon followed the initial shock, and then the two adults exchanged a glance for a shrug. It was over. The teacher continued shuttling the children out into the hallway, back to the kindergarten

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Daycare Dilemma: I Have No Idea What I’m Doing With My Three-Year-Old This Summer.

I have been remiss in not getting back to a few of you who left comments for me somewhat recently.  No real excuse except for the usual busy-ness.  It’s on my list, I promise. Nothing profound in this week’s post.  Just an attempt to crowd-source a solution to a child care issue headed my way

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