has anyone ever held their child back a year, and started them in kindergarten at age 6? i am considering it. i don't feel my child is ready for kindergarten, and i'd rather hold my child back a year on my own as opposed to the possibility of my child being held back a grade after they are already in school. i wouldn't want my child to be embarrassed if they had to repeat grade 1 or 2. if i hold them back now, that could be avoided.
no bashing please.
Asked by Anonymous at 10:00 AM on Apr. 5, 2009 in Just for Fun
Answer by mom2twobabes at 10:08 AM on Apr. 5, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 10:04 AM on Apr. 5, 2009
Answer by klangert at 10:05 AM on Apr. 5, 2009
Is it that you do not think your child is ready for school,,,,or that YOU are not ready for your child to go to school...Be away from you for that long..Some parent have this problem..Separation issues
Answer by louise2 at 10:16 AM on Apr. 5, 2009
Answer by Bmat at 10:28 AM on Apr. 5, 2009
Answer by spiritguide_23 at 10:42 AM on Apr. 5, 2009
Absolutely delay kindergarten if you don't feel s/he is ready. Too many moms push for early enrollment, when their kids are only 4, because they want a break and don't take their child's readiness into account. No harm will come from waiting until your child is 6.
Answer by Pnukey at 2:08 PM on Apr. 5, 2009