Hello Parkside Families,
Happy 2016! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season; I certainly enjoyed spending time with my family. It has been a busy week getting back into the routine again. Thankfully we were able to get outside on Wednesday to enjoy the snow that had fallen. The kids enjoyed playing with the new sleds and helping to shovel snow with the new shovels.
2016 Tuition agreement and liability: Parents, you will find the new tuition agreements and liability forms for 2016. Every year we have our families renew their contract with Parkside after we have announced the new tuition rates. It is extremely important that all of the forms are complete before bringing them to the office. We understand that you have filled these forms out before, but we need you to take the time to complete them again so that we have the most accurate information. In September we passed out a release of liability form, we have now updated this form and ask for you to read it and sign. This packet of information needs to be passed into the office completed by Monday, January 25th. Please stop by the office or e-mail Jen Montgomery-Rice at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Know the Signs: How to Tell a Tantrum From a Meltdown
By Amanda Morin
Your child is upset and acting out. Is he having a tantrum or a meltdown? Many parents and professionals use these terms interchangeably. But they are different behaviors that require different approaches. Here’s how to tell one type of outburst from the other.
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Being aware of triggers and signs can help you avoid or defuse a meltdown or a tantrum. It can also help you understand your child better and react more positively toward him. You can help him learn to deal with frustration and develop coping skills.
*Monday, January 18th: Martin Luther King, Jr day; Parkside is OPEN
*Thursday, January 28th: Parent/Teacher Advisory Meeting @5:45. Please stop by the office and let us know if you need child care for this meeting by Wednesday, the 27th.
Have a wonderful weekend,