Tag Archives: Full day kindergarten

Separation anxiety: Is it possible to stop the tears?

Have you ever had to peel a screaming child out of your arms for a daycare or kindergarten drop off?  I can tell you from first-hand experience that it’s not fun.   The stress it creates for everyone is tremendous. My … Continue reading

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Will play-based Kindergarten really prepare my child for grade 1?

Let’s face it – parents tend to worry when their kid is starting Kindergarten. They stew about how Junior will fasten his jacket, manage his backpack, open his lunch and snack containers and get along with his classmates. They worry … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, GO!…to Kindergarten that is!

The “transition to kindergarten” – three little words, but they mean A LOT!  Trust me.  Been there; done that.  Bought the t-shirt (literally)!  The transition to kindergarten is a very exciting and eventful time for any family and is a … Continue reading

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