In this this episode: I chat with Ra’Chelle Banks about parents as competent and capable teachers of their children. We chat about relationships, how some programs talk about valuing parents but fail to walk the walk, ways to help empower parents, and more.
In this this episode: I chat with Andrew Roszak from the Institute For Childhood Preparedness about covid-19. Andrew’s whole career has revolved around emergency response and he’s focused on helping early childhood professionals prepare for the last six years. We talk about what’s going on and how early learning professionals can be better prepared next time the unexpected happens.
In this this episode: A discussion about collaboration and networking in early learning with Nicole Halton from Inspired EC.
In this this episode: We look at some ideas for preparing for letting your child learn to be bored. It may be rough if navigating through boredom is new to them.
In this this episode: A look at an article about boredom with some thoughts on how parents can help their kids learn to be bored and manage their boredom. It turns out the boredom–like so many other things–is something we need to practice.
In this this episode: We look at learning at home. Don’t worry–just because kids are not in school does not mean they are not learning.
In this this episode: I grumble about how some adults unintentionally suck much of the fun and learning out of Small World Play.
In this this episode: Teenagers (Sailor and Tai) join me to talk about what social distancing and the whole Covid-19 is like for them.
In this this episode: I talk with Tiffany, Bethany, and my wife, Tasha–all fellow introverts–about self isolating.
In this this episode: I talk with almost-seven-year-old, Juliet about what’s going on in the world and some other related or random things.
In this this episode: We look at a quote from Seth Godin’s Stop Stealing Dreams.
Are you making time for play in your own life?