This post was written by Sarah Fernandez.
My son has now officially been in kindergarten for just over one month. Most aspects of it have been much as I expected and he seems to be doing well with his school work, making friends, and generally adjusting to this big milestone in his life. But what I wasn't expecting was that he would suddenly have such an attitude about things, and it is clearly the result of going to school.
When he gets on the bus in the morning, I often get a hug and he drives away waving out the window. But in the afternoon he gets off that bus, barely makes eye contact with me, and walks into the house before he will even say hello. What happens to my child during the day? It's as though he knows he's a part of a family unit in the morning, but throughout the day he realizes that he's a big kid with independence, and he doesn't want the other kids to know that he stillRead More »from I Didn't Know Kindergarten Offered a Class on Copping an Attitude