Monthly Archives: October 2013

Love for a preschool teacher

This past summer, I was worried whether I would be able to catch up Mike with his classmates before kindergarten started. Thankfully, Mike had a wonderful preschool teacher who was so emotionally supportive while I stressed all summer. Mike never … Continue reading

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Starting to see improvement

I had been feeling nervous about if I made the right decision to send Mike to kindergarten as a young 5-year-old. Then I saw his grades for this week and I am starting to feel a little less nervous. Mike’s … Continue reading

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Mike can read!

I have been waiting for one moment for a longtime, the day Mike could read. It finally happened three weeks ago, thanks to ReadingEggs. Mike became such an expert on letter sounds that I thought it was time for him … Continue reading

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Getting help early on

Mike is still struggling with ending sounds of words. I am trying everything- worksheets, street signs, flashcards and anything that comes to my head. His teacher has even pulled him aside for one-on-one help and Mike still doesn’t understand what … Continue reading

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A new challenge begins

I was glowing about my son’s grade in reading/writing a few days ago. Now, I am getting nervous again. Mike’s grade in reading/writing has dropped 7 points because he is struggling with ending sounds of words, in addition to another … Continue reading

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The first grades are in…

Kindergarten is showing to be nothing like I remembered. I don’t remember bringing a report card home or ever finding a kindergarten report card in my old school records. Mike will not likely bring home a paper report card, either. Everything … Continue reading

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Taking a look back and seeing today’s progress

I was a nervous wreck six months ago about sending Mike to kindergarten. He struggled with writing, cutting, phonics, following directions and math concepts. Six months ago, the local school district evaluated him to determine whether Mike would be eligible … Continue reading

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