Things Children Teach Us

The Possibility of Something Really Important Happening

The Possibility of Something Really Important Happening

It’s always there– A tiny spark, and a space opens up. The idea bubbles, it gains momentum and cracks wide open. read more

Recipe for Peace

Recipe for Peace

I know peace. I see, hear, and feel it whenever I’m around young children. [slideshow] I am constantly trying to find a personal definition for peace. I know what it’s not: peace is ... read more

Adjusting expectations

Adjusting expectations

One of my challenges as a parent (and a person who resists change) is to recognize and adjust to constantly changing situations. The fluctuating needs and desires of my children can make this ... read more

Patience is a virtue… understanding is a challenge

Patience is a virtue… understanding is a challenge

How does frozen yogurt, a present from a friend and something sticky add up to better understanding? Let’s talk! In our last blog post, Jonathan spoke eloquently about how it’s not ... read more

Monkey on a satellite

Monkey on a satellite

I’m leaving for vacation this afternoon, and I’m (of course, as always) bringing my camera. One of my favorite parts of traveling is the opportunity to see new places, with new eyes. When every ... read more

Patience is a virtue…

Patience is a virtue…

Above and beyond, the most common thing people say when I tell them I work with small children is, “You must have so much patience!” I’m going to let you in on a little secret: I can be a ... read more