Is Valentines an Appropriate Holiday For Kids?
At some point in life, every mom faces a parenting dilemma and more often than not it’s in the first few years of her offspring’s life. Suddenly, getting your child to eat more than just carbohydrates or stopping them from throwing fits seems easier said than done. So we’ve enlisted parenting expert and Montessori school director, Lonna Corder, to answer your questions this week! She’s been doling out advice for 25 years as a teacher, parent/child consultant and on television. Q. Last year a little boy in my son’s preschool class gave a girl classmate a very expensive Valentine on his own accord. Do you thinks it’s appropriate for such young children to partake in this affectionate holiday? To see Lonna’s answer, read more. A. Here’s the news about Valentine’s Day and preschool; it’s the new Halloween. The holiday is already ramped up. Unless the four-year-old boy drives and has his own credit card, an adult purchased the gift for the little girl. This is between the adults, not the ch