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Not Just Cute, the Podcast: Intentional Whole Child Development for Parents and Teachers of Young Children

Jul 14, 2019

Online preschool options are growing in popularity. 

Just this past spring, Ted Talk organizers created a bit of a stir in the early childhood community when they awarded a portion of their Audacious Project funding to an online preschool company, Waterford UPSTART.  While proponents suggest this is an affordable and...


May 16, 2019

There are many decisions to make as a parent. 

Breastfeed or bottle?  Cosleep or no?  Where to find quality care?

And when you reach out for more information while making these decisions, the waters sometimes seem to only get more cloudy.

Emily Oster's new book, Cribsheet, tackles many common decisions make in the early...


Feb 28, 2019

Julie Bogart is an accomplished writer and the creator of a popular language arts program, Brave Writer.  She's also mom to five (now grown) children, whom she homeschooled for 17 years.

Her new book, Brave Learner – Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life, shares so many perspectives about inspiring...


Feb 18, 2019

development can be talked about in an academic construct, I received Deborah Schein’s book (Inspiring Wonder, Awe, and Empathy- Spiritual Development in Young Children) and found confirmation for some of those things that I had found in the research as well. 

That spiritual development takes us beyond ourselves and...


Dec 16, 2018

This episode was inspired by a real-life conversation with a friend of mine who was venting about not handling a parenting situation the way she WISHED she would have….the way she KNEW she should have. But the morning was just too much and she snapped. She didn’t handle the challenge the way she wished she had and...