It can be hard to do so as a parent, but ultimately, helping kids gain independence is the best gift you can give your kids to enable their success.
Teachers did not become educators to trade in reading, writing, and arithmetic for rifles, lock-down drills, and medical combat training.
My son has never had a lot of friends, but at his old school, he at least had a few. Now he sits alone, eats alone, and plays alone. And it’s breaking my heart.
We need to do better. We HAVE to do better. For the sake of our teachers, and ultimately, our children.
When I see high school graduates line up to walk across the stage, I think of kindergarteners making this same line and how similar these milestones are.
You, kids, are the only reason why I’m still here. YOU are the reason I get up every day and try to be my best self. I just wish I had more time for you.
The initiative from Sesame Workshop includes a page full of free bilingual resources that are aimed at kids and care providers in the foster care system.
Labels in themselves aren’t bad. In fact, putting a label on a child could get them the resources and help they need to succeed.