The other day I was thinking about my youngest getting ready to go to Kindergarten in fall. It's scary even as a teacher for a child to begin. It made me think about parents who are not in the school everyday and possibly haven't been in a school since they graduated themselves.
Other parents might not feel comfortable teaching their child at home for the fear of doing it 'incorrectly'. Which really isn't true, any help at home is great help :)
But in the end, if your child doesn't come to school already reading (very , very rare by the way), what would they need to know in order to succeed. I wrote this article to help parents exactly like this: