We must widen… “our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.” – Albert Einstein “Feed the birds, Mom. Don’t forget today,” E tells me with fervor on one of the last freezing cold… Read More
Category: Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: "How to Raise a Wild Child", Caring behaviors, Cultivating empathy, Empathy, Empathy and nature, Empathy development, Healthy friendships, Kids and empathy, Kids caring for nature, Moral development, Prosocial behavior, Social skills
This week, NBC Education Nation’s Parent Toolkit released the results from a “State of Parenting” survey they conducted in partnership with Pearson and Princeton Survey Research Associates International (PSRAI). Eight hundred and three American primary caregivers, parents and guardians of children ages… Read More
The garden is a great metaphor for my work on creating caring learning communities with my kid’s schools. You need to enrich the soil, pull the weeds, be patient and allow it time to grow. It takes years and lots of patience…. Read More
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