It used to be that parents enrolled their child in kindergarten based on the cut-off date. But now they are faced with a big decision ... start kindergarten at 5 or wait an extra year and enroll them at 6. This concept of holding a child back on purpose is called redshirting (the term comes from the practice of holding college athletes back to prolong eligibility) and it is on the rise. Some research shows that if you hold your child back one year they will be more mature - socially, ... Continue Reading
Shop for products for Pinktober and Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
I come from a long line of community activists, so it's no surprise I jumped at the chance to talk about shopping with purpose for Breast Cancer Awareness month. In addition to being hard-working and instilling within me strong work ethics, my parents, my grandparents and my great-grandparents taught me to not just leave things better than I found them, but make a difference by improving them. Volunteerism and being an Activist were lessons learned at a very early age. My grandmother was a ... Continue Reading