Many school staff assume families know how to navigate schools. Unfortunately, traditionally marginalized families, such as Black, Latino, low-income and immigrant families, often lack the basic information they need to support the success of their children. Schools that want to support the success of ALL children can answer the following questions for families.
I’m sharing a few tips for new parents on establishing a bedtime routine that gets your kids (and YOU!!!) to sleep!
We all know Back-to-School Sale season is a great time to get extra supplies at great discounts. But did you know it’s also a time families can help out our schools? While you’re out shopping to get supplies, why not consider getting resources that will make a big difference for teachers this fall?
Each day, every day, we wrote a special reassuring note to each of our girls on a post-it hidden in their lunch. Here are my favorite lunch note ideas…
Kids always do better on a schedule. When I learned Michele Obama taught her girls to wake up and get ready for school when they were in kindergarten, I had to try it with my girls, who were already well into second grade. I have to say, it was much easier than you’d think.
This post is a part of a series to help you get your little one ready for their big first day of K! Here are a few ways to send your send your kids off on their first day of school with love… Love Notes I love sending the girls off to school with a secret […]
Check out the district’s website for helpful calendars and information. Only two more days until school. With that in mind, I thought I’d re-list a few of my prior posts on getting ready for school…If you child is just starting Kindergarten or Pre-K, or is nervous about a new school, check out my recommended books […]
You are probably already working with a morning routine. I created one last year, when my girls were in Pre-K. This year, though, I’ve asked my daughters to get involved in creating a written Morning Schedule.