Evidence Based Parenting, Parenting, Starting school at six

Starting School at Six

Starting school at six - it’s a hot topic that gets discussed frequently around the playground, the kindy carpark, and in online parenting groups. It’s becoming more common for children here in New Zealand, yet can be an incredibly tricky decision to navigate as a parent. There are many factors to take into consideration; your… Continue reading Starting School at Six

Parenting, Personal, Starting school at six

Ode to the Preschool Years

Here's to not living by the ringing of the school bell. Here's to the slow mornings, the late starts, trying to make it to kindy on time. Being waylaid again by yet another dead bumble bee that needs examining and carpets of fallen kowhai blossoms and fuzzy pussy-willows.   Here's to the hours of play… Continue reading Ode to the Preschool Years