My love of all things Lego has been documented once or twice…but lately I’ve discovered something I enjoy even more: the creativity and imagination they can unlock in my son. My son is like me in many ways, but a major difference I have noticed is his ability to think outside the box. Continue reading
This was originally posted by the Marion & Polk Early Learning Hub here.
Have you seen the Hub’s most recent newsletter? In this edition a familiar author 😊 mentions the “summer reading slide” and how students can often lose progress they’ve made in reading (and other subjects) over the summer months if they aren’t reading like they did during the school year. Continue reading
This post originally was published by the Marion & Polk Early Learning Hub here.
One of the things that I’ve realized as a parent is that while there’s a lot of focus on building kids’ academic skills and their ability to read and write, a child’s ability to control their emotions and interact socially with peers is just as important to succeeding in school. I’ve found that this can be a really tough and scary thing for children. While some kids very naturally make friends and love being around others, other kids get quite uncomfortable around those they don’t know or are legitimately scared of situations where there are large groups of kids and people. Continue reading
In honor of our son’s last day of being an official two year old here is a little peak in to what our average day at home looks like. (P.S. I really think this post should be titled “Keeping Up With a Two Year Old: V. 8 Months Pregnant”) Continue reading