I have lost track of how many times I have cried and simultaneously been inspired due to the events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, FL. The school is close to home. I live in Miami. That morning I knew that many parents would be reaching out to me wondering how to best help their children.
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Learn how to help your child transition into kindergarten with child development expert Lina Acosta Sandaal, M.A., LMFT and occupational therapist Nicole Santamaria, OTR/L.
Time and again teachers, parents, and school directors worry and complain about how they are all not on the same page as it pertains to readiness for school. Most understand that socialization, colors, shapes, and letters are important for children to be exposed to. That said, there are other aspects of a child's social emotional development that if they are not helped and taken care of by the time they go to their first day of kindergarten, will contribute to things not going smoothly in the school age years.