Arresting Kindergarten Girls is Not the Answer

It is 2020 and we are arresting little girls and locking kids in closets at school because we expect them to behave, and to be two academic years ahead of where we were as kids.

The United States is educated as a society but still, mental health and social-emotional development are threatened with pressures and forcing children to mature at rates that do not align with science. And to add more water to an over boiling pot, disabilities in children are rising to 1 in 6, how can we continue putting demands on our children without considering this?

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Published by mischiefmomma

Mischief Momma was started in 2016 to write about the playful truths of parenting and life. In 2017, MM began to focus more on writing about parenting and life on the spectrum and raising her daughter and stepson. She writes about the joys, humor, and struggles of raising children who are different, and navigating obstacles like childcare, education, and work. This mom writes about her journey upward after hitting rock bottom.

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