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Is Your Child “Kindergarten Ready?” What They Need to Know

The Good Old Days: I began teaching first grade back in the dark ages: the decade of the 1960s. Back then, many children didn’t attend Kindergarten, and those who did spent their days at play stations where they painted, dressed up, pretended to cook meals, and built tall walls with blocks. Their day was rounded out with story times, a snack, and a nap.

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Beat Back-to-School Clutter

In the back-to-school rush, parents’best intentions may be buried under kids’backpacks, homework assignments, and missives from administrators. The best offense against back-to-school overwhelm is a strong zone defense at home. With this three-zone approach to organization, your family can keep everything under control this year.  

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15 Genius Tips for Back to School

Every parent has that one trick up their sleeve that helps make life just a little simpler in the midst of a hectic school year. Read on for some of their best tips, clever tricks, and genius hacks for back to school.

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7 Tips to Help Children Adjust to a New School

The beginning of another school year brings excitement and nervousness. And for those starting at a new school, it can also bring stress. Beth Moore, a seasoned school counselor, offers practical tips on how we can help our children adjust to their new surroundings with a few intentional steps.

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