Three years ago when my daughter started kindergarten, I never thought I’d be where I am now. We moved to one of the best districts in our state when my eldest was one year old, assuming that we’d just enroll her in the district, no problem, game over.
It was far from that easy. We had many false starts, painful teachers conferences, and blame doled out by the spoonful, but mostly heaped on my child. She suddenly hated school. I remember vividly during thanksgiving break in Kindergarten her telling me she wished she never had to go back. I was flabbergasted, I mean, when I was in kindergarten I remember it being lots of fun, and pretty easy going. I was at a loss about what to do. Continue reading