“My son Jonathan had gone to two full and three half-days of preschool the year before he went to kindergarten,” says Andrea, a local mom. “I knew he was ready and eager to start ‘big kid’s school.’ It never occurred to me to ask myself if I was ready for Jonathan to start school.
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Andrew is intelligent, capable and creative. He loves science, comic books and computer games. He also loves to give his teacher a headache. Because Andrew is intelligent, capable and creative his teacher expects him to do well in school.
Last February, local grandmother, Janet Davies, took her 9-year-old granddaughter, Lillie, to Honduras to meet Cindy Carolina Maria José Murta, a little girl Davies sponsors at the Our Little Roses children’s home. Lillie, who’d had several years of weekly Spanish classes in school, ironically had a difficult time conversing with little Cindy. “Being in Honduras… Read more »
Three days after being accepted into a Ph.D. program, Cari Weber got some more exciting news: she was pregnant with her first child. Terrified by the thought of balancing parenting responsibilities with her academic ones, she wrestled with the idea of quitting school. But, two weeks after giving birth, she found herself back in the… Read more »
You’re sitting in a parent/teacher meeting and the teacher is telling you how much the other children enjoy your son, Josh.
OK, so you’ve established discipline with your toddler. Now see how it is important to carry on in order to build a strong foundation for the school years.
Keep your summer filled with fun ways to stimulate young minds.
Ten minutes before 11 p.m. on a school night, Bradley Wallace is still doing his homework. His parents aren’t sure what to do. Every one is tired, Bradley’s begging for help and it has become a real struggle.
Learning new words can be a good time for the whole family.
David Grimac has every video game console a 9-year-old could ever want: Xbox 360, Nintendo GameCube, Atari 2600 and Sony PlayStations 1 and 2. At his ripe old age, he’s a self-professed “gamer,” and although it’s still months away, he already has something on his Christmas wish list.