Originally Posted by BucEyedPea
Just not with one's parents.
I was a complete social retard until 2nd grade.
I didn't have 'emotional problems' I just reacted emotionally because it was unfamiliar and I felt strange and isolated around other kids.
I got over it, but those formative years would have been much easier socially if I had some experience with kids prior to starting school. 5 years old is too late to start
socializing kids. The longer you wait, the longer you set back their social development. Pre-k is a great way to do that.