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Learning from Dirt and Dishes: A way of moving.

As parents and teachers walk into the unknowns of our upcoming school year, there are a couple things I want to remind myself and the world of. First, take your time. By this I mean a few different things. Take time to adjust. Take time for yourself. And take your time moving through what might … Continue reading Learning from Dirt and Dishes: A way of moving.

Masks, Children and the Real Question.

Let’s just get right to the point. Masks and Kids. Specifically other people wearing masks and kids. It’s weird. However, the social-emotional consequences are more intertwined in the available buffers. Buffers are very close family caregivers and teachers. These are the people who directly influence resilience. So the question really is, how can we use … Continue reading Masks, Children and the Real Question.

Making coloring books 3 dimensional and multifaceted.

Coloring books make very cool provocations. Especially if you can grab one that has your child’s interests. 🖍 I like to color a new page every couple of days and leave it out for NJ, I always add 3 dimensional aspects to explore with- particularly objects that go with things that have come up recently. … Continue reading Making coloring books 3 dimensional and multifaceted.

Spiritual Autonomy in Children: A pots and pans and prayer beads approach.

One of the Provocations I had set up for NJ looked like this: Again, there was nothing I was trying to teach her and nothing she had to specifically learn. These items have been placed together in different ways for a couple of weeks- and some days they don’t even get touched. But some days … Continue reading Spiritual Autonomy in Children: A pots and pans and prayer beads approach.

Let’s Talk Christmas Trees and Toddlers: An ode.

Yes, let's talk Christmas trees...... and toddlers. A Christmas tree can be a big opportunity for your toddler, and dare I say, toddlers..... 🙆🏻‍♂️ I have some tips that might work for you and your family. But we know everyone's home, lifestyle and needs can be wildly different. So feel free to use all of … Continue reading Let’s Talk Christmas Trees and Toddlers: An ode.