Making Sure My Kids Are On Track

Making Sure My Kids Are On Track

  • Four Ways To Prepare Your Child For Preschool

    Going to preschool can help a child properly prepare for school so that they can get a jumpstart on their educational career. The first week of preschool can be difficult for some children because it is such a big change from the life that they are used to. If you plan to send your child to preschool in the near future, use the following guide to learn a few tips to prepare them for the changes that they are going to experience.

  • How To Help Your Shy Child Be More Comfortable In The World

    Of course many children are uncomfortable in new situations, especially when they're really little. However, if you feel that your child is missing out on life's experiences because of excessive shyness, here are some ideas that might help. Start At Home - Because your child is probably most comfortable right in the home setting, think about bringing the world into your home. Even though it may seem obvious to set up play dates, it's the way you orchestrate those dates that will make them successful.

  • Being Ready to Use the Restroom at Preschool

    Many preschools require children to be able to take care of their own bathroom needs before they are allowed to enroll.  However, even "potty-trained" preschoolers may struggle to make the transition to using the restroom at school.  Here are some tips to help your young child be ready to use the toilet when they attend school for the first time. Beyond Just Sitting There For parents, having a child relieve themselves in the toilet rather than a diaper is huge milestone in and of itself.

  • 3 Tips For Preparing Your Child For Kindergarten

    Preparing your child for school can be very exciting. Many parents look forward to the time when their child will enter kindergarten and start their formal schooling. However, many parents worry that their children will not be ready when the time comes. Luckily, there are some things that parents can do to ensure that the child is ready for kindergarten. 1. Read To The Child Often and Discuss The Letters

  • Signs It's Time To Consider A Different Learning Approach For Your Child

    Children don't just come in different shapes and sizes, but they're also all very different when it comes to their development. This is particularly true when it comes to academics. Traditional classroom settings aren't always the best solution for every child. As a parent, it's your responsibility to ensure your child is granted access to the best possible education. Take some time to learn the signs that might indicate that your child is in need of a different learning approach.

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    Making Sure My Kids Are On Track

    When was the last time you really thought about your kid's education? If you are like I was a few years ago, you might assume that your tots will learn everything they need to know once they start elementary school. However, this is a common misconception. When my wife started working as a school teacher, it became immediately clear to me that kids weren't as educated as their parents thought. We started thinking about it, and we decided to start taking our kid's education head on. We focused on math and science, and soon our child started to pick up the material. My blog is about incorporating education into your daily life, so that you can keep your kids on track.