“I Can’t Hold the Bike Seat Forever!”
Do you remember the first time your child rode a bike all by herself? You let go of the seat and ran alongside while she wobbled along? It was thrilling and a little terrifying at the same time, but very shortly, she was loving the feel of riding comfortably and independently. Learning to read and…Read More →
Red Flags that May Signal a Learning Problem
On a recent radio interview, the host asked me if there was one thing that parents should watch for that would tell them that their child is struggling in school? There are actually many things, not just one, but the first thing that came to my mind was the conversation that a mom starts to…Read More →
What a Difference the Teacher Can Make!
My favorite teacher growing up was my 4th grade teacher, Mr. Baird. Mr. Baird had a way of making every student feel like a million bucks and he made things kid-friendly. We did a lot of really interesting hands-on science activities and he turned boring things like memorizing all of the prepositions into fun contests.…Read More →