It Wasn’t Easy But We Officially Have a Kindergarten Graduate
For those who follow my blog pretty closely, you will know we have a sweet little six-year-old. We had the privilege to be her foster parents from the time she was 19 months old until we became her official parents in February of 2017. It hasn’t always been an easy process but OH, SO REWARDING! You can read her story HERE.
Soon, the bell will ring one last time this school year. Your child will sign yearbooks, say goodbye to friends for the summer, and out the door they will go! Teachers will be both relieved they made it through one more school year, yet sad to see the children they have bonded with all year leave their classroom one last time.
Celebrate Music with Casio’s New CT-X700 Portable Keyboard
Music is such a vital part of life. It can affect our moods or bring back a flood of memories when “that song” comes on the radio or plays at the mall. In recognition of the importance music plays in our lives, March has been designated as “ Music in our school month.” This nationally recognized holiday helps promote the importance of music education among children and encourages them to get involved musically and develop their talents.
10 Tips for Parents to Help Their Primary School Child Study
Having a kid in primary school is not easy in any way, shape or form, but it can be a lot of fun. Our children are a constant source of new knowledge and insights into the modern life. But the truth is, no matter how much they seem to know and understand, they still need our help, at least ‘till the end of primary school.
Help Kids Eat Their Veggies and Succeed in School with a School Grant from Action for Healthy Kids
Parents can be a formidable force for change in schools, especially when it comes to starting health and wellness programs. Ensuring that our kids are eating healthier foods, learning about nutrition, and being more physically active in school not only sets them up to learn lifelong healthy habits but, according to a growing body of research, it helps them be better prepared to focus and learn in class. Studies also show when parents are involved in a child’s education, their children demonstrate higher academic achievement, better attendance, better social skills, better-eating habits, increased physical activity and less emotional distress.