Teach My Kids, Please
Would you hire someone to teach your kids how to ride a bike? To hold a pencil properly or to read? Would you hire a private hockey coach or dance teacher? Your first thought is probably no but many parents do.
Outsourcing typical rights of passage is becoming more common. Pedalheads is a program that is expanding across Canada that will teach your kids how to ride two-wheelers. And this article in the NY Times explains how more and more kids are getting help from an Occupational Therapists in order to write properly. You only have to walk down the street to see the popularity of Oxford and Kumon learning centres.
So what are we parents so afraid of?