Hi, fellow Canadian here,
I held my Dec 21st boy back. I didn't put him in JK, sent him to SK when he should have been entering grade one.
So many people said that I couldn't/shouldn't hold him back. But I knew that my son needed more time.
The principal was thrown for a loop, but I was calm in my dealings because I knew that he was too young. Not just because he was a boy, but because of his temperament (very very shy, emotionally immature). I knew...