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

Feb 21, 2020

In this episode, we’ll cover a quick review of what serve and return interactions are as well as what the newest research tells us about why they’re so important.

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Dec 12, 2019

Author of Zoey & Sassafras and creator of the publishing house, Innovation Press, Asia Citro is truly a woman on a mission to help young children think creatively and see themselves as scientists.  You’ll want to catch what Asia has to say about helping children see themselves as scientists and how we can all learn to...

Nov 13, 2019

Cooking can be a powerful activity for young children. From literacy skills, math skills, fine motor skills, and sensory and science experiences, along with the confidence that comes from taking risks, learning from failures, and sharing time and food with others, time in the kitchen with kids is time well spent.


Sep 17, 2019

Back at the beginning of 2019 a study made a bit of a splash as headlines claimed that it demonstrated that the increased academic expectations in the early years don’t compromise social and emotional development as some fear.

I felt like there may be a bit of stretch from the data to the headlines, so I decided to...

Aug 23, 2019

Today I’m talking about how to get parents on board with play in your classrooms, right from the start. Just like the children, each parent in your classroom comes with a different set of life experiences and perspectives.  For some, the concept that their child’s best learning will be through play is a...