Nurturing the Heart of a Child.
Category: Child Care
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I was listening to a talk show host interview a mom about her new book on parenting. This mom has three grown children, one of whom was recently killed in Afghanistan serving as a Navy Seal. She attributed the success of her children to the fact that she raised them to be “strong and independent.” […]

One of my favorite stories as a kid was Chicken Little.  Lately, I have been feeling a lot like Henny Penny, the main character in the story, who declares the sky is falling but her warning falls on deaf ears.  Like Henny Penny, I believe the sky is falling with regard to our children.  We […]

One of the things I have always loved about being a teacher is that each year there is a new beginning.  We may teach year round but typically once a year there is at least a slightly different mix of children and a feeling of a new start. As we begin again this fall, one […]