Tag: preschool

Please Be Nice to My Son: A Mom’s Thoughts on the...

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As I walked my youngest into his classroom on the first day of school, I was eyeing the kids inside and silently begging, “Please...

From a Preschool Teacher :: What to Look For (or Steer...

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Sending your child to preschool can be so exciting for both you and your child. However, it can also bring some anxiety! One of the...

Dots and Scribbles: Art Experiences for You and Your Toddler

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We spend a lot of time doing art in our house. Being creative has always been a passion of mine, and our three youngest...

Uncross Your Arms and Reach Out to Another Mom

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Stamped feet and hands on hips, my three-year-old and I were locked in a power struggle across the daycare parking lot. I am the...

Portland Childcare Choices

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When I went back to work after my first daughter was born, my grad student husband and my mom were able cover most of...

Growing up Muslim in a Catholic School

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We had no doubts we wanted our kids to go to St. Agatha Catholic School. A few blocks away from our house, we used...

Don’t Forget to Laugh

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Will this mom thing ever get easier? Nope. Not easier. Just different. I've cracked the code, friends. Basically through each stage, your problems just...

What to Consider When Considering Kindergarten

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To kindergarten or not to kindergarten? That is a question for many parents with children who have birthdays on the months immediately preceding the cutoff...

Library Love: 5 Reasons to Visit

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Ahhh, the library! Where we can talk (quietly!) and our kids can learn stuff. After all, readers are leaders. I saw that on a sign...

The Pros and Cons of Joining A Cooperative Preschool

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It’s that time of year--the season when parents all over the Portland area are eagerly visiting preschools, adding their names to waiting lists and...