preschool Tag

Let Kids Be Kids. Seems like a simple concept. However, preschools are turning into bootcamps with teachers acting as drill sergeants getting them ready for Kindergarten. I have shared my passionate thoughts on this subject in a previous blog post called Just Say No to Preschool Pressure. Yet, this message needs to be shared again and again. You can read the...

One question I wish more parents would ask themselves is whether their child is ready to write. Many parents and eeducators have expectations that children should know how to print their names before they start formal schooling. However, rarely is the question asked of whether a child is ready. There are Six Essentials to consider as essential in building a...

Recently I was having a conversation with a mother of three children under the age of six. She explained to me that one of her current concerns is that the new preschool her three-year-old was attending sends him home with homework. She was initially shocked and confused considering her older child did not have this demand. Her resolution was to adopt the saying from the...

April is the time of year when occupational therapists (OT’s) gets their time to shine in the national spotlight… and it is needed. The average person is not familiar with OT’s unless he/she or a family member has had a personal experience. It is even more unlikely that there is a true understanding of what an occupational therapist (OT) does when disability or disease it...

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