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Conflict… Being the Adult You Want Your Child to Be

12 December 2016

Conflict... Being the Adult You Want Your Child to Be

We often carry expectations for our kids that we don’t hold for ourselves.  Many of us say “ I want my kids to speak up when someone hurts them” “I want my kids to ask questions to seek information about … Continue reading

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The Holiday Season with Children

23 November 2016

The Holiday Season with Children

As I prepare to tackle many of the tasks of our holiday season, I am reminded of some of the challenges and expectations the young children in our lives have.  Routines are an important part of their daily life to … Continue reading

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Changing School Relationships

21 October 2016

Changing School Relationships

A 4s parent approached me one December, worried that her child was not feeling connected at school.  I thought about the child—playing out complex stories with groups of children, saving a seat for a friend at lunch, knowing who was … Continue reading

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The Power of Relationships

13 September 2016

The Power of Relationships

Throughout the year, visitors tour our program regularly.  We’re often asked, “What makes your program different?  What sets your program apart from other schools?” Our answer is always the same:  relationships. Relationships are what makes us unique. Why are relationships … Continue reading

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