Jackson is in kindergarden this year. This age is my favorite. It is the age where I teach our boys how to read and write. Jackson does go to public school but teaching our kids to read is very important to me. I take extra time each day to work with him. I spend many hours of my day up at school tutoring (we call it brain training) kids so they excel in this very important area.
It has been so much fun to watch Jackson as he has learned (thanks to Wowzabrain) how to read and write. Each Friday, Jackson’s teacher sends home the work for the week. This is what I have found in his folder.
Teacher response: ” I love you too but you must mind me.”
The next week, we found this.
Teacher response: “focus”
Do you notice a theme??
Fast forward to bedtime. Jackson was in his bed playing and not sleeping. Brad went in to Jackson to discipline and talk to him about what he was supposed to be doing. (Not playing with his animals but sleeping.) A few minutes later I went to see if he indeed went to bed.
Brad did leave him a note similar to his teacher’s note. We love you so much – me make you mind. It is our job.
I love that he is learning to express himself through words, the good and bad.
Now it is time to teach him this