Are our kids ready to start school? Are *we* ready to let them go? It's complex. In this episode we talk about how we've gotten our kids ready for their new school experiences, what "school readiness" actually entails, and what options might be available if you believe your youngster is not developmentally ready for the demands of an all-day academic program.
Here are links to some resources and articles we discuss in this episode:
Fiona Tapp for Parents: Kindergarten Readiness Skills: A Checklist for Parents
Scholastic Parents: Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten? The Skills They'll Need This Fall
Jessica Smock for Scary Mommy: It’s Okay If Your 5-Year-Old Isn’t Ready For Kindergarten
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