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A Kindergarten Teacher Tries to Answer Students’ Questions About Her Marital Status

A Kindergarten Teacher Tries to Answer Students’ Questions About Her Marital Status

Kerry Elson writes a humorous narrative about singledom from the perspective of a kindergarten teacher.
Bill mandating sex ed starting in kindergarten heads to Democratic governor's desk; GOP opponent blasts 'pornography' taught in classroom

Bill mandating sex ed starting in kindergarten heads to Democratic governor's desk; GOP opponent blasts 'pornography' taught in classroom

A bill that would require sex education in all Washington state public schools starting in kindergarten received its final approval Saturday from the state Senate and is headed to Democratic Gov. Jay
Washington Democrats Push Mandatory LGBTQ-Focused Sex Ed for Kindergartners

Washington Democrats Push Mandatory LGBTQ-Focused Sex Ed for Kindergartners

Washington parents are fighting a Democrat bill that would mandate LGBTQ-focused sex ed for children, including kindergartners.
High School Senior Promised College Scholarship in Kindergarten Now Told She Can't Have It

High School Senior Promised College Scholarship in Kindergarten Now Told She Can't Have It

South Florida student Ynette Lopez was promised a college scholarship in 2007.
5-Year-Old Sells Cookies and Hot Cocoa to Help Clear Classmates' Lunch Debt

5-Year-Old Sells Cookies and Hot Cocoa to Help Clear Classmates' Lunch Debt

A kindergartner from Vista, California decided to help her classmates during the holiday season.
Girl Opens Hot Cocoa Stand to Pay Off Classmates' Lunch Debt

Girl Opens Hot Cocoa Stand to Pay Off Classmates' Lunch Debt

A kindergartner in San Diego County, California, is being recognized for her act of kindness toward her fellow students.
Feel Good Story Of The Week!

Feel Good Story Of The Week!

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Kindergarten class shows up to 5-year-old classmate's adoption hearing

Kindergarten class shows up to 5-year-old classmate's adoption hearing

A photo of an entire kindergarten class rallying around their 5-year-old classmate to witness his legal adoption has gone viral. What are the details? The Michigan boy, identified as Michael,
5-year-old boy who was thrown 40 feet from a Mall of America balcony speaks out about the horror attack: 'Angels caught me and Jesus loves me'

5-year-old boy who was thrown 40 feet from a Mall of America balcony speaks out about the horror attack: 'Angels caught me and Jesus loves me'

Five-year-old Landen Hoffman credited angels and Jesus' love for saving his life following a horror attack that took place in April at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. A new update from
Help Your Kid Learn Sight Words With This Trick

Help Your Kid Learn Sight Words With This Trick

Kindergarteners have a lot on their plate. They’re getting adept at recognizing letters and numbers, they’re counting in sequence, they’re learning how to sound out words and then they’re learning
Why Didn't Anybody Tell Me About the Endless Amounts Paperwork in Kindergarten?!

Why Didn't Anybody Tell Me About the Endless Amounts Paperwork in Kindergarten?!

Before my first went to kindergarten, I'll admit, I was a nervous wreck. I worried about it all: him making friends, if there'd be homework, if he'd miss me too much, and if he was learning at a
Kindergartner Blows Up Used Condom After Finding It on Playground

Kindergartner Blows Up Used Condom After Finding It on Playground

A kindergartner found a used condom at a playground and put it in his mouth because he thought it was a balloon, reports said.
Help Your Kindergartener Prepare for the School Lunch Rush

Help Your Kindergartener Prepare for the School Lunch Rush

School’s starting, and for many kindergarteners, one of the major changes they face is lunch time. The lunch routine in kindergarten is nothing like at home, at daycare or in preschool: they have a
How I'm Making Sure My Child Does His Best in His Very Large Kindergarten Classroom

How I'm Making Sure My Child Does His Best in His Very Large Kindergarten Classroom

My son's path to kindergarten hasn't exactly been silky smooth. First, there was his preschool's kindergarten readiness test, which he refused to even take, telling his teacher that he "didn't know
I'm Sending My Last Baby to Kindergarten This Year, and I'm Feeling All the Things

I'm Sending My Last Baby to Kindergarten This Year, and I'm Feeling All the Things

My youngest starts kindergarten this Fall. I know, cue the tears. So much of me wants her to stay with me forever. You see, after she was born, I chose to be a stay-at-home-mom so I could spend more
This Mom's Emotional Post Proves There's a Lot More to Back-to-School Than Cheerful First-Day Photos

This Mom's Emotional Post Proves There's a Lot More to Back-to-School Than Cheerful First-Day Photos

Carolyn Moore, , has personally done the back-to-school routine countless times. And while she's gone through the motions before - getting the school supplies, packing lunches, and taking the
Platypi Are Cute

Platypi Are Cute

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I Am Estrella Bonilla

I Am Estrella Bonilla

In this bonus episode, Anna tries something different! This episode is part of her Interesting People Of Berlin series! She interviews longtime friend and expat Estrella Bonilla about her life in
A ‘Million Word Gap’ for Kids Who Aren’t Read to at Home

A ‘Million Word Gap’ for Kids Who Aren’t Read to at Home

Young children who are read five books a day from birth will begin kindergarten having heard about 1.4 million more words than kids who were never read to, according to...
Start Your Kid's High School Graduation Gift in Kindergarten

Start Your Kid's High School Graduation Gift in Kindergarten

When my son was in preschool, I saw an idea floating around my parenting circles: Choose a sentimental book and, starting in kindergarten, have his teacher write him a note on a page in the book. Do