Can grownups both teach and parent children without the unintended side effect of dimming their light? With a mindful approach to supporting children’s innate wonder, here’s how we can better help children shine their inner light.Read More
Frequently children learn something perfectly. The route home from the bus stop or the grocery store. The sequence of the colors in the rainbow. They hear a new song and want to listen to it a hundred times until they master it and know every word. It is an accomplishment that conjures an immense sense of pride.Read More
It was a typical Sunday Morning. My 3 year-old was playing with trains in his room. I was getting ready to make french toast. The area next to the stove is normally a drain board, so to make room for my bread slices and batter, I moved the drying mat, utensils etc. onto the kitchen table.Read More
Light is energy. All the energy on Earth comes from the sun - and sunlight is actually made up of seven different colors, what we call the "rainbow" or “visible light spectrum.”
By exploring the different qualities of energy in our body, we can nurture a growing self-awareness. We can promote confidence and empathy by assigning affirmations to each color, body area, and feeling.Read More
Light is essential to life. If all energy originates from the sun and we are made up of energy, then every living thing on our planet is made of light and we are all connected.
But...how can we present something that is so vast and universal to young children in an understandable way? We can start by exploring where we see light and how we experience light in our lives.Read More