We Have a Choice

There has been an explosion of research over the past decade that shows how important the first few years of a child’s life are in terms of social, emotional, and cognitive development. For many years, preschool and infant toddler care providers have focused on helping children compensate and overcome traumatic experiences and home life deficits.…

Beginner’s Mind

As we step into a New Year, traditionally people make New Year’s resolutions. These might be about losing weight, exercising more, or pursuing an interest that never seemed to make the priority list.  Whatever the resolution, it really is about consciously choosing to approach life in a new way. This year I suggest a different…

Trapped in the Stone

Imagine how different your day or life might be if everyone you met saw your full potential and inspired and encouraged you to fulfill that potential instead of measuring you against some standard they held in their mind. Michelangelo has been quoted to say that inside every block of stone or marble dwells a beautiful…