The reality is that I have no earthly idea what I am doing with the big kid during school breaks, and have mostly been covering my ears and humming repetitive tunes rather than having to research it, price it, and register. For short breaks, I foist her off on friends and neighbors, but for longer breaks, I’m going to actually have to plan.
Many parents don’t realize that even when absences are excused or understandable, absences can greatly impact a child’s education.
We have almost completed Pre-K, and it’s time to take the next step. My older son will start school in the fall, and suddenly I’m a mess.
Mainly (and this is the key to parenting), I am learning to laugh at MYSELF. You see, I used to take myself SO seriously.
If you are a fan of college sports, you’ve likely heard the term redshirt. You might have also heard of it in terms of kindergarten.