Dear hivemind: I'm going to bring a 300X video microscope to my daughter's preschool. What easily obtainable substances will be super cool to view? Bacteria are too small, red blood cells are a biohazard. Toddlers could care less about onion skins, cork, and plant vasculature in my experience, and I am not doing anything that requires fixing/staining. [more inside]
My son is being kind of sort of bullied at pre-school and I want to know what--if anything--I can or should do about it. [more inside]
How do you teach your young children not to internalize the sexism in our culture? [more inside]
Boston MetroWest parent filter: I need an affordable full-time preschool in Needham, MA or between Needham and North Waltham. And by "affordable" I mean < $1000/month. My son will be 3 in October. [more inside]
Okay, you know that "On Top of Spaghetti" song? Can someone cleverer than me think of a second verse for that song that involves the poor meatball and A TRAIN? [more inside]
Egg-free, cow's milk-free, wheat-free, nut-free snacks to make for my nursery class in two days? [more inside]
Will not sending my kids to preschool doom them to poverty, prison, drug addictions, despair, etc? [more inside]
What is the best way to structure a resume to apply for preschool teaching positions, especially when I have little actual training in this field? [more inside]
What games, puzzles, and activities would you recommend for my almost 5 year-old son who is currently obsessed with Monopoly (real life version) and Plants vs Zombies (iOS)? [more inside]
What New York City Preschools teach children reading before they get to kindergarten? I'm looking for names. Thank you!
What are some good snacks for preschoolers that we can make together at preschool? Involving gadgets is a plus. [more inside]
Thought I found the perfect preschool for my son. Then I learned the preschool has accepted a couple of not-fully-vaccinated kids. We will have a newborn in the house this fall. Is that a dealbreaker? [more inside]
How can I constructively get my 4 year old to get up and get ready in the morning? [more inside]
Our daughter is turning three next week, and we're looking for ideas for a fun time with her and her little friends, about eight to ten kids ranging from two to five years old. What makes for an excellent birthday for preschoolers?
Help me trick out my old Mac for my preschooler. [more inside]