Aug 6, 2019
Kim Marshall is a mom of kindergarteners and is the creator of the online group Starting School with Roots and Wings, her online community has grown immensely in the last 2 years, accompanying families in this huge transition period when the intention is to prepare their children for kindergarten. Kim delivers awesome online resources, courses, teaching in-person and online.
If you have children that will be going to kindergarten soon or you know anyone that would benefit from information, this is the right episode for you; Kim shares her top 6 tips to prepare families for kindergarten as well as tons of valuable content.
[6:05] Kim Marshall shares her story.
[9:25] Kim’s facebook group and her approach to education.
[12:19] Top 6 tips to prepare families for kindergarten.
[15:26] Tip #1: You know your child as a child, not as a learner: trust the teacher.
[17:07] Learning resilience and grit when you are young.
[17:37] Tip #2: Use the circle of control.
[20:14] Make sure basic needs are met.
[21:19] Helping our most emotional kids during the transition.
[24:00] The most difficult times for kindergarteners during the school year.
[26:03] Tip #3: Make the unfamiliar more familiar.
[29:14] Parents are nervous about sending their kids to school because they don’t understand it.
[30:05] Tip #4: It takes a village.
[31:24] Get help when things don't feel well.
[35:40] Have positive conversations with teachers at the beginning of each year.
[36:35] Tip #5: Encourage independence.
[38:38] Teach your children to listen to their bodies.
[42:03] Give your child space to persevere.
[43:25] Tip #6: Unschedule.
[44:46] It is easier to put things back on the calendar than take them away.
[46:15] The issue regarding the extra-curricular activities.
[49:44] Kim Marshall talks about her journey.
[53:52] If it is on you, you have to share it!
[55:26] Rapid fire questions.
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