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My niece's little girl went to Jk the first day of school and maybe tried another day and then told her mother that she didn't want to go back. She told her mother to tell the teacher to take her name off the class list. When the child is asked about school she says she will go to school when she turns five. My niece has three older children who have always gone to school willingly. Do you think my neice has done the right thing to keep her youngest daughter at home for this year?
flacka There are plenty of children who don't go to preschool for any number of reasons and do fine when they get to kindergarten. If the mother is working with the little girl to help her get ready for kindergarten (socially, emotionally, as well as academically), I don't see a problem. If she is the youngest child she may have gotten the vibes that her ...See More
Feb 16, 2015
maureen may have gotten the vibes that her > mom wasn't ready to let her "baby" go or maybe the little > girl just wasn't ready to go, didn't like the place or any > number of other reasons. So many preschools have > gotten on the "academic train" and make the kids sit and > do worksheets, give them homework, etc. which ...See More
Feb 16, 2015
Terri "children catch a lot of little things that adults just miss or have grown thick skin to ignore."

That is so true! They also don't tell us everything, for a variety of reasons, so all we have really is their intuition, and perhaps a change in their behaviour or attitude about school. My son faced a lot of bullying from a Teacher'...See More
Feb 16, 2015

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