Before You Join the Exodus to Charter Schools--Do Your Research! In recent years, many students and parents are racing away from public schools and signing up for charter schools. The problem with this is that parents often idealize charter schools. What do you need to know before you run - and why shouldn't you let "Waiting for Superman" scare you?
Is Your Preschooler Ready for Kindergarten? When you reach the end of your little one's preschool schedule, deciding if it is time to move on to kindergarten can be overwhelming. Look for key readiness cues and ask yourself, what do I do if my child isn't ready for kindergarten? Evaluate your options to find the best plan for your family.
The Cat In the Hat Has Lost His Topper: Help Him Make a New One Rainy days or hot, steamy ones -- either way, you are likely to hear, "Mom, I'm bo-o-ored!" Let Dr. Seuss and his infamous Cat help keep your kids engaged when you make a felt Cat in the Hat hat. Preschoolers will love this project, which they can make easily with your help.
How to Help Your Child Cope With Anger The angry or frustrated child needs an outlet for his anger. Teach him how to identify his feelings and triggers and how to cope when the feelings arise.
Teaching Kids Empathy Want your preschooler to experience great friendships, have success in school and express emotions in a healthy way? Of course you do! Empathy is a key ingredient in the recipe for happy, emotionally healthy children. Learn how to help your preschooler develop this important skill!
Preschool Special Needs: Help for Parents Parents of special needs children have huge responsibilities before them. One responsibility is to make sure their children are getting a proper education. This article describes preschool parent resources for children with special needs. Read on and become proactive for your child.