Your little kids are growing up before your eyes! Today we discuss what to expect once it’s time to move onto the upper elementary school years.
Whether your child is cautiously venturing into Kindergarten, or heading steadfast into middle school, the first day of school is an exciting time each year. In the midst of the chaos of getting her ready and out the door on time, it might be easy to forget to take a few moments to take it all in and really enjoy this monumental day with your child. The years go by so fast, and before you know it, your child will be heading off to college as you flip through the pages of her memory book. The following is a list of the most important moments to capture on camera on the first day of school each year, so you can look back on these days with a vivid memory as crisp as the photos themselves.
Most private schools (and even many public schools nowadays) require children to wear school uniforms. In many cases, parents are required to purchase uniform items on their own terms that abide by the school’s dress code. However, in a sea of stylish children’s clothing, it isn’t always easy to find those simple, classic pieces. Here are a few places we recommend checking out for those staple items to add to your child’s school uniform wardrobe.
It’s that time of year again! Back to school time. While this time of year can be exciting and refreshing we know it can also be stressful. Take the stress out of getting back into the school routine with these tips and tricks.
If you’re like most moms, as soon as your child comes through the door after school, you are waiting with baited breath to hear the phrase, “Mom! I’m hungry!”
You don’t want to give them a huge snack, since dinner will be on the table within the next few hours, and you’d like some easy snack ideas that are, most importantly, healthy!
Here are our 4 favorite healthy and simple after school snack ideas. (3 of which don’t even require actual cooking!)
Sure, most everyone knows that it’s a great idea to start off the new school year with an adorable photo of your child standing at the bus stop with their backpack, but we have some cute out-of-the-box ideas for you to help celebrate the beginning of the school year.
Choosing the curriculum you will be using for an entire school year can be one of the most daunting tasks for homeschooling parents. Let us help make the decision just a little easier on you. We have some tips to help point you toward a curriculum that both you and your children will be happy with all year long.
Back to school! Whether that phrase inspires cheers or tears in your home, it’s about that time; it’s nearly here. With a new school year comes a fresh start. Be more than just ready; be on time! Follow our tips and learn how to turn your home into a well oiled morning machine. You’ll thank us as you pull up to school a few minutes early, sipping coffee from your to-go cup, waving goodbye and blowing a few kisses to the kiddos through a smile after an enjoyable morning of getting ready to go.
Beginning preschool or kindergarten is a milestone. Your “baby” is growing up! Naturally, you may be apprehensive for such a change. Take a deep breath, and on the first day of school as you let go of his or her hand, snap a few more pictures, and wipe a few tears (probably your own), know that you have done your part to prepare your little one for the next exciting steps in learning by getting ready for this transition.
Change can be unsettling for parents and children alike, but preparation can take the anxiety out of anticipation. Check out our ten tips for starting preschool or kindergarten!
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You may be wondering where the time has gone and how it is possible that your sweet baby is going to be attending school soon.
Does he know everything he needs to know before that emotional first day? Have you properly prepared her for the things she will encounter when she walks through that door? You may even be worried about how you will make it through that first day! Luckily, Daily Mom has done your homework for you. We have collected insight from kindergarten teachers of public, private and Montessori schools from across the country about what your child will be expected to know. Here is a list of concepts and skills that your child needs to grasp before beginning kindergarten.