You want to have a plan in place before the first day of school — a plan that is known by the administration and all staff members with whom your child will come in contact. The more lead time you have, the smoother the transition and the more time you have to iron out rough […]
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For food allergy families, navigating school — whether for toddlers or elementary and beyond — is very much a big part of school choice and school preparation. It is an extra layer to consider and, quite frankly, does require initiative and involvement above and beyond the more common school experience. So where do you start, […]
Your child’s teacher may be sending home notes with dates and details. Tips for preparing, tips on eating a healthy breakfast and getting a good night’s rest. Tips for encouragement. Details about passing requirements and what time to arrive. But, this is what your child’s teacher may really want you to know: It’s just a […]
Have you ever asked yourself: What am I telling my children about homework? What should I be saying to my children to help them understand the purpose of their homework? I have given it some thought. I hope my musings give you a little extra help with explaining why homework is important.
“If this behavior continues to happen, we will have no choice but to ask you to leave the daycare center.” Words I never wanted to hear about my four year old, but words that I knew were on the verge of being said. We were already on a slippery slope with fits and rages that lasted […]
It’s happened to all of us. You open your child’s take-home folder, and there it is: the form to sign up for a parent-teacher conference. Whether you are eagerly awaiting this conference or dreading it enough to have heart palpitations, I am going to fill you in on the inside secrets to help you make […]
It’s that time of year again! Summer is in full swing. Vacations, long days at the pool, and laid back schedules have become the norm. With each passing day, we are inching closer and closer to the beginning of another school year. Whether you are a “cheers” or a “tears” kind of mama at the […]