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An Open Letter To Parents From Early Childhood Educators - We Need Your Help

Dear Parents:
You are your child’s most important adult.You are your child’s primary teacher.Yes, I am charged with teaching your child but I cannot do it without your help and support.Your influence over your child is infinite.
I am a parent too and I know how frustrating, tiring and overwhelming parenting can be.I understand that sometimes you think, “That’s it.I can’t do it.I’m handing this over to the school.”Unfortunately, that cannot work.
I see it as my life’s work to help teach your child the skills that will that will lay a foundation for future successes as well as the ability to bounce back from failures.I will teach your child that there are boundaries and expectations.I will help your child to have an understanding that the world is bigger than just one person so we need to be kind, respectful, tolerant and accepting.I will be as calm and consistent as I can be while guiding behavioral choices and socialization.
I will try to encourage questioning, curiosity and a love of dis…