Apart from keeping our children safe and healthy, we also need to teach our children good manners. Good old fashioned manners do not come naturally to any child. This behavior needs to be taught in the home and will stand them in good stead for when they are outside of your care.
Because our everyday lives are so demanding, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and that there are not enough hours in the day. As a work from home mom, I usually have to juggle client demands, project deadlines, house chores, cooking and school schedules which makes any normal week day a juggling circus act.
We sent our kids off to their first day of school with huge fanfare this morning. We all schlepped off to first J’s school then A’s where we joined the throng of anxious parents and kids, checked the new class rosters, escorted them to their new classrooms and got them settled in.