Why We Chose to Delay Kindergarten for a Year

Why we chose to delay kindergarten for a year

Our son turned five in April, so we knew that this fall he would be headed to kindergarten. That’s what 5-year-olds do, after all. They go off to kindergarten with their peers. Did you know that kindergarten lasts all day now? It’s not just a few short hours like when we were kids. That means that my 5-year-old with autism would be in school all day, then go to his center-based therapy for two hours to continue developing his life skills and social skills. It’s a big commitment for a little fella who, my gut told me, may not be ready to handle the transition.

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Extreme Transformation: My Week 1 Results

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Extreme Transformation

I have struggled with my weight and body image since adolescence. My weight fluctuated and even when I was fit, I wasn’t comfortable or confident. I was diagnosed with PCOS shortly after college. Suddenly, my hormonal imbalances, the ease of gaining weight, and the near impossibility of losing weight all made sense. My struggles with antenatal and postpartum mood disorders certainly didn’t help. I have tried many things, but I haven’t been truly successful with any of it. Even if a certain way of eating helped me feel better physically, I was still in the same destructive place mentally. It was time for a change so I started reading Chris and Heidi Powell’s Extreme Transformation.

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DIY Sensory Bin for Feeding Creativity

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Get These Amazing Deals Today on Amazon Prime Day!

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Today is Amazon Prime Day! I’m super excited about the amazing deals today on Amazon. I will highlight some of the hot deals here, and to view all of them just click on any of the links in this post.

You can get the Amazon Fire at the lowest price today – just $33.33! There’s also a sweet deal on the Amazon Fire HD10 here. Interested in Amazon Fire TV? Today is the perfect day to purchase it at a great price!

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