NJ is almost 9 months (omg) and her brain is starting to notice grouping and categories. Just like in the classroom I like to set up areas of exploration and provocation for NJ. I usually set up one between each nap. The thing about exploratories is that she’s not “supposed” to use it in any … Continue reading The Art of Intention and the Heart of Play
Weekly Wisdom with Joshua Reeves: Ralph Waldo Emerson on Friendship
The system isn’t for you, when you’re a Mother. Going to a university as a working mom is like war, and the odds are against you. The field is desolate and harsh, and you aren’t given any armor that you didn’t build yourself, and even that they will try to take. I fought this battle … Continue reading The Tortoise and the Hare
Children have 100 languages- and so does light. Perhaps everything has it's very own 100 languages to describe what it is, what is sees, what it feels, and what it knows.
Tonight I was walking by Nancy's room and it pulled me in with a deep, peaceful force. At first I just stood in the doorway, looking, and then I sat down and It was like I could feel her. I sat there, still as maybe I have ever been before, forever. It was like in … Continue reading Walking by her room at night.