“Redshirting” in Kindergarten: What are we thinking?

“Redshirting” in Kindergarten: What are we thinking?

CBS’ 60 Minutes aired a segment on the increasing popularity of “redshirting”, or holding kids back from entering kindergarten by one year. The reason that most parents cite (at least on the CBS segment) for doing this is to insure that their child has an advantage...

Tired Kids: What Are We Missing?

As predictably as the sun rises each morning, when mid-October rolls around, my office is inundated with panic stricken mothers. Their worry? Their kindergartners have turned into monsters. The previously sweet, compliant children have turned sour, temperamental and...