Settle In, Slow Down, and Let Be

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, our world has changed in drastic measures nearly overnight.  Feelings of fear, overwhelm, stress, and anxiety are real. Not only are we concerned about the health and safety of our own families, but we are also concerned about the well-being and livelihood of our greater society.  And for those of you who do […]

Real World Math

Curious, inquisitive, scientific explorers. Children are natural learners. In fact they are born mathematicians. And since children are born to learn, it is important that they have freedom to direct their own learning. This is the most effective way in which real, lasting, and meaningful learning can take place. Key areas of the brain that are responsible for executive functioning […]

Pause Please

We all know too well how sharing your life with children, especially young children, can sometimes feel as if we are riding on a non-stop, full-speed-ahead freight train.  Coordinating meals, driving to extracurriculars, self-care routines, cleaning and organizing is, though necessary, often tedious and time-consuming. These tasks can make the day to day activities feel too rushed and sometimes mundane. […]