My Child is Failing Kindergarten: Should I Worry or Not?

child failing kindergarten

Is your child failing kindergarten? If you are searching this query, then something must be happening in your life to cause it. Likely your child is currently in kindergarten and is struggling. Maybe you are meeting the teacher at pick-up time every day with a negative or troubling report. Or perhaps your child isn’t making … Read more

My First Grader Hates Homework

Does your first grader hate homework? Or is that just mine? Guess what….he isn’t the only one. I hate it too. And maybe that’s part of the problem. Was homework for first grade always a thing? Well, first of all, you should know that homework didn’t become such an essential part of education until relatively … Read more

Logical Consequences for Not Doing Homework?

I hate homework. Probably more than my kids do. Homework is a frustrating, time consuming, and questionable activity that children have been doing for ages. While the science and the teachers and the parents all differ on whether homework is really necessary…RIGHT NOW homework is a fact of life. Teachers assign it to the kids, … Read more

How Do You Start Teaching a Child to Read?

How Do You Start Teaching a Child to Read

I am speaking from experience here, in talking about teaching kids how to read. I’m in the trenches right now. I have a 7 year old, a five year old, and an almost three year old. I have been through the initial learn to read process with my older children, and I am currently working … Read more