Mixed Feelings About the Gradual Start

I’ve had so many emotions, mostly mixed, about my daughter Audrey’s gradual entry into Kindergarten this year. There are many factors to consider when looking at the system. I discovered this after a lengthy Facebook thread I created asking for feedback on the topic. People were quite passionate, more than I ever anticipated, having had both positive and negative experiences with it.

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Bracing for the Big Step into Kindergarten

My oldest is starting Kindergarten this week and I have all the feels! My emotions yoyo from one day to the next, and sometimes I am so excited for her because she is so excited, and then the next day I’m a bit of a wreck wondering when I will get to spend quality time with my girl.

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Kick This App to the Kurb(o)

By putting our kids on a diet we are pre-disposing them to disordered eating. We are putting them at risk for a deadly mental illness. When we restrict foods we put them on a pedestal, creating a vicious cycle of restricting and binging resulting in chronic stress and feelings of unworthiness.

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