During summer months parents want to
maintain their children’s academics skills but find a steady diet of camps and specialized programs expensive. Learning fun and enriching family times do not have to have a high price tag. They may however require planning and a parent’s renewed commitment to play! From language arts to math, the fun begins at home!
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Summer break is here...
Parental perspectives of these weeks that lack a static school-centered routine range from anticipation of unhurried family times to dread of the plaintive plea, “I’m bored!” Family vacations, Vacation Bible Schools and a variety of camps provide units of time which not only fill calendars but also...
The Dilemma of Summer Birthdays
Summer birthdays provide fun options for party celebrations but prove challenging when considering the best time to start kindergarten. Some children miss school cut-off dates by days. Their parents ask, “With another year in preschool and being the oldest in class, will my bright child be bored?” Families with children who just...