Scanning old pictures

16th Apr 2020

We’re under lock-down and there’s finally all the time in the world to be productive. Yet, even though there are so many things I feel like I *should* be doing, for some reason, I don’t feel like doing any of […]

A Nightmare in my Closet

2nd Apr 2020

Susan pulled out a book from the bookshelf and handed it to Teacher Kira. Teacher Kira asked her, “Would you like me to read it to you?” Susan beamed, “Yes!” In no time, six more children gathered around Teacher Kira […]

Staying Home with Children

24th Mar 2020

Last week, more than ever, I received questions from parents on what to do with children at home. How do I keep them busy and entertained? First, of course, I start by reminding everyone that boredom can be a good […]

Respond rather than React

30th Jan 2020

One day in my RIE Parent-Infant Guidance class, one of the children, Lacy, brought a baby doll to her mother. The doll’s clothes had Velcro instead of buttons, to make it possible for her to undress the doll, which she […]

The Power of slowing down!

27th Nov 2019

I have the best parents in my classes. Maybe I am biased, but I really do feel that I have the best parents and their children are lucky. However, they do not always have a smooth path. A few days […]