I was recently interviewed about a non-profit group that I’m part of that focuses on the connections and camaraderie of motherhood – mom to mom. In other words, “my mommy group.” It occurred to me that this is the key to my moms’ group that is very different from other groups I see advertised. I think the reason is meaningful enough to share with all of you too.
Be the type of person you want to meet. Imagine that today is the first day of school. What impression do you want to give
Have you ever watched or listened to a teacher or caregiver and thought, “You don’t even sound like you like children. Why on earth do
As a speaker/trainer on the topics of play/early learning and self-care/burnout for nearly 20 years, I’ve seen variations of the following scenario play out again
Welcome to The Implementing Change Workgroup! This is an experiment. The plan is for this workgroup to offer informal peer support to early learning professionals
Walking with my pups in front of a hospital about 6:30 one morning, a woman I’d said hello to a few times on previous walks
Quite a few years ago now (and as I was just calculating back, it is a few more than I thought!)…. but anyway – quite a ‘number’ of years ago now, I set tracks to participating in my very first action research project. I’ve been involved in quite a few more since – but this particular one, aside of being the first and a very significant learning curve for me, has almost set the tone for the way I play….. (substitute “work”)….. with young children. And ironically enough – the broad topic of this project was – yep, you guessed it – PLAY.