Butterflies pre-school is normal

Remind your child that she is not the only student who is a bit uneasy about the first day of school. Teachers know that students are anxious and will make an extra effort to make sure everyone feels as comfortable as possible.

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Getting ready for back to school

During the last two weeks of summer, re-introduce a school year bedtime.

Begin waking late sleepers earlier and earlier, closer to the hour they’ll need to rise when school begins.

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When kids interests in books begins

Between 4 and 6 months, your baby may begin to show more interest in books.

He or she will grab and hold books, but will mouth, chew, and drop them as well. Choose sturdy vinyl or cloth books with bright colors and repetitive or rhyming text.

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Join the PTA

Join the PTA or other parent groups.

As a group, participate in school events and see how you can help the school reach its goals.

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The unknown of a new school

Faced with the unknown, an inventive kid’s imagination goes into overdrive. So explore the new school as much as you can:

Show him where he’ll enter, and check out the playground.

From: Parenting

Daycare fees

While daycare center rates are important, check for hidden fees which will add up during the year. Being late to pick up your toddler will incur some hefty overage charges!
From: YeahBaby.com