On His Own Terms: Celebrating a child’s individuality amongst his or her peers

By Sheila Brar

My son’s first year of preschool was filled with changes for him and me. We both learned a lot, but the greatest lesson for me was rather unexpected. Up until almost age three, he had been taken care of in our home, so both of us had a transition to make. While researching potential schools, I was drawn to parent participation so that we could both ease into the change. One of the best outcomes of working in my son’s school was the ability to see how he reacted to his new environment and interacted with his peers. Continue reading On His Own Terms: Celebrating a child’s individuality amongst his or her peers