When education consultant ML Nichols sees parents of younger children at her talks, she knows to expect a lot of questions. Now she has packed a lot of answers into her new book, “The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten Through Grade 5.”
“This is the book I wish I had,” said the Duxbury mother of two. “I remember those years when kids start school and you have no idea what to expect. There’s so much that’s unknown. I just hope [the book] is helpful for them.”
She will speak about her book next month at author’s talks in Hanover, Cohasset, and Mansfield.
Author, consultant, speaker, and founder of The Parent Connection, a nonprofit parent education group serving parents and teachers in the south of Boston region and beyond, Nichols studied how how parenting intersects with teaching and learning. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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