Is your child headed off to kindergarten this coming fall? Do you feel a little nervous with your son or daughter being away for the whole day or is your child feeling unsure? It's time to mark your calendars!
Come out with your family on Sunday, April 17th from 1:30 - 4:30 to experience “An Afternoon of Jazz” at FitzGerald’s Night Club, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn AND. . . support PING (Providing Instruments for the Next Generation).
On Monday, April 11th at Percy Julian Middle School (416 Ridgeland Avenue, Oak Park) from 7:00 - 8:15 pm, you and your child are invited to: 5th Grade Parent/Child Cafe: What Your 5th Grader Needs to Know About Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use.
According to First United Church Nursery School teachers, Judy Steed and Susan Gittings and Director, Joan White, tuning your child into DVD players while in the car should definitely take a back seat. Raising your child isn’t about peace nor quiet; it’s about connection.
If my last post didn’t inspire you to limit your screen usage (and your child’s) during the two-week event, Tune In to Your Community and Tune Out TV, then reading Anna Gaebler’s article about teenage life without screen machines should.