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I Don’t Want To Redshirt My (Potential) Kindergartener

Before having kids, my only experience with the term “redshirting” was in regards to college football. As a parent, I’ve now got a different understanding of “redshirting” and it has nothing to do with football. “Redshirting” is when a parent decides to hold back a potential Kindergartener for an extra year. So, instead of sending your 5-year-old […]

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10 Fresh School Lunch Ideas

The new school year is upon us, and that means back to routines, alarm clocks, and check-lists. Probably right at the top of your list is making sure your kiddos have their lunches packed and ready to go when you are inevitably running out the door in the mornings.  A few tips to pack school […]

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kindergarten redshirting

Kindergarten Redshirting

Redshirting, in its most straight-forward definition, is the act of holding a student back a year to give them a competitive edge. A practice, once only used in college sports to give players an extra year of eligibility and growth, has now become a common discussion when it comes to kindergarten. Kindergarten redshirting is a […]

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parent-teacher relationship

5 Tips to Make Your Parent-Teacher Relationship a Success

Whether you have a parent-teacher conference coming up, want to further connect with your child’s teacher and/or help build a more solid foundation for academic and social success both inside and outside of school, here are five tips to becoming more engaged and informed with your child and his/her teacher. Get your kids talking One […]

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Who’s Ready for Kindergarten? Raise Your Hand!

Ahhhhhh!!! Kindergarten. I know, things just got real, and you’re thinking, “How did kindergarten come so quickly!” My daughter completed kindergarten last year, and while everything about kindergarden is still fresh in my head I thought I would share some tips on preparing both you and your little one for this big milestone. 1. Get […]

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