Tag Archives: Parenting

3 Things I Got Right as a Parent (#1)

The children roamed, like wolves, in packs and played in the woods or sped around in kayaks, going to “blueberry hill,” “rock reef” or “zombie island.” Continue reading

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Six Ways Montessori & RIE Agree; Two Ways They Differ

My experience with children dates back to the 1960s and, growing up in my neighborhood, most people did things the same way. There was a general wisdom that seemed to permeate where all children slept from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 … Continue reading

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Why Parents are Health and Safety Czars

I asked the parents in my baby class last week how they saw their role in their children’s lives. Some of the words I heard were: supporter; advocate; care giver; model; adviser. I liked that these words are compatible with … Continue reading

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