Every mother is convinced her child is exceptional. The difference between me and other mothers, however, is that I have supporting data to back it up.
I had been focusing so much on my soon-to-be Kindergartener that I almost forgot about my soon-to-be second grader’s testing for gifted and talented services. In the rush this morning, I found a sealed envelope in my older daughter’s backpack. In it, I found the form letter explaining that my child is not eligible for services.
Kindergarten these days is REALLY different from the one I attended in 1985. The most obvious difference is the full day. Does half-day kindergarten even exist in… Read more “Helping My Daughter to Avoid Following in My (Failed) Footsteps”