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

Sep 16, 2021

Meghan Fitzgerald has combined her many professional and personal experiences with her passion for learning, play, and nature, to create Tinkergarten, a program that supports caregivers in providing children with powerful outdoor play experiences.  In this episode, she shares her insights on how and why playing in...

Jul 29, 2021

I had a great conversation recently with my friend, Rae Pica, about how and why we should get parents on board with play-based, developmentally appropriate education.

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Jun 24, 2021

You may be familiar with Sally Haughey’s amazing work through Fairy Dust Teaching, a site committed to respecting the whole child, community, play, and education as a living, breathing art form.

She began the site in 2010, as a place to collect and share her own thoughts as an early childhood educator.  In the eleven...

Jun 11, 2021

Matis Miller is the author of the new book, The Uncontrollable Child.  He’s a licensed clinical social worker and therapist and the founder, director, and supervisor of The Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of New Jersey.  Certified in both cognitive and dialectical behavior therapies, Matis brings a unique...

Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Borba's newest book, THRIVERS: The Surprising Reason Why Some Kids Struggle While Others Shinecombines scientific studies, input from dozens of researchers/experts focusing on resilience, and interviews with more than 100 young people from all walks of life.  Through all of that research, Dr. Borba found...