Parents share their experience of staying connected to school and community through Ready4K family engagement text messages.
By Rebecca Honig, Ready4K director of content This blog post has ONE purpose: TO INSPIRE YOU TO PLAY. This blog post writer is going to try many tactics to get you to play. She’s going to pull out all the stops. If this blog post falls short and does NOT inspire you to play, thisContinue reading “Benefits of Play (for Grown-Ups)”
By Maya Sussman, Ready4K director of product “Last night I slept on a baseball…” A year ago today this line opened our call-to-action about taking Self-Care in Small Moments. We knew that with the pandemic wreaking havoc with everyone’s daily routine, and stress skyrocketing, creative solutions to self-care were essential. We were so excited toContinue reading “Self-Care: Are Families Actually Doing It?”
By April Hawkins, Marketing Manager, and Françoise Lartigue, Content Manager Last month, I left a demanding school leadership role to join Ready4K. This was a hard decision that I made after realizing that my family life was happening without me. As you know, the pandemic had everyone working from home. In our house, this meantContinue reading “Transition Time Tips for Kids of All Ages”
We could all use some extra self-care. That’s why our experts put together this webinar on SEL for Kids, Grown-Ups, and YOU. We’ve included a ton of resources below, as well as sample messages you can share with your families. Messages Families Use Families have told us that these kinds of SEL support messages haveContinue reading “Self-Care Resources for Kids, Grown-Ups, and YOU”
Grown-ups are familiar with modeling literacy and math skills. But when it comes to social-emotional learning, modeling strong skills can be harder. Especially when adults are under stress. In this 1-hour webinar, we’re going to dive deep into the world social-emotional support and family engagement. Join us to explore: Self-care strategies for educators How toContinue reading “Social Emotional Learning for Kids, Families, and You”
By Francoise Lartigue, Content Manager Lately I feel like an old GPS system. The kind that announces it is “recalculating” every time you miss a turn, as it tries to find a new route. Because each time my family gets a bit of traction, like with a new routine or plan, something seems to throwContinue reading ““Recalculating…”: Calm-Down Strategies for Every Age”
“I’d write…Thank you so much for making people safe. The job you are doing is amazing” There’s a lot to do and say and improve today. Which is why this is the perfect time to say “I appreciate you.”
Self-care does not have to look like it does in the magazines. Self-care can be improvised, it can be momentary, it can be “catch-as-catch-can.” And that’s okay. It’s actually great! Why? Because it means self-care is actually possible.