Up until a few days ago, I had never heard of a Boo-Hoo Breakfast. I was elected PTA President for the upcoming school year, and one of the teachers from my son’s school sent me a video about a Boo-Hoo Breakfast. Did you cry on your child’s first day of school? I might have gotten a little emotional, but I didn’t cry. My son never had separation anxiety, and I think that contributed to my composure. Many children and parents cry on the first day of school, especially kindergarten parents. Starting kindergarten is a big step in a child’s educational path, and it can be an emotional day for everyone involved. The idea behind a Boo-Hoo Breakfast is that it gives parents and caregivers of kindergarten students a place to meet and mingle on the first day of school. Breakfast can be very simple or elaborate, and they’re generally hosted by the PTA. Most importantly, it gets them out of the classroom so that teachers can begin socializing students in their new environment.
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