April 27, 2017   If you have a preschool-age child or grandchild, I am sure you have heard the buzz words “kindergarten ready.” Although kindergarten readiness isn’t a new concept, it is apparent that the concept has changed over the last couple of decades.   When I was 6, kindergarten was half day and more play-based than today’s classrooms. I remember napping, building forts with big red cardboard blocks, cooking in the play...