[dropcap2]I[/dropcap2]n this week’s report, how to raise a civic-minded child, why some parents are waiting a year for kindergarten and a mothering essay. Enjoy!

Good Kid: Raising a civic-minded child. Source: The Kansas City Star

Parenting: Waiting for kindergarten. Source: 6abc.com

Blog Post: Judging Mothers. Source: New York Times

Good Kids: What did your kid do during summer vacation? He helped build a car. Source: Scholastic

From the Aww Files. Baby hippo born at Berlin zoo. Source: Scoop