Choose your battles, they say. No, don’t choose your battles, don’t even have battles! No, wait–you have to have some [...]

2022-02-03T12:44:17-08:00January 8th, 2021|


What are children learning when the adults around them are constantly worried about their safety? That they can’t be trusted? [...]

2022-02-03T12:36:11-08:00November 5th, 2020|


I was part of an interesting conversation going on among several thoughtful parents and teachers online the other day, about [...]

2022-02-03T12:31:27-08:00August 1st, 2020|


I like to think of the teachers as hosts of the neighborhood “open house” party.  We get people together so [...]

2022-02-03T12:28:31-08:00July 22nd, 2020|


“The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a [...]

2022-02-03T12:22:58-08:00April 20th, 2020|


Well, here we are. Time is practically standing still. Adults told to stay home might feel like they are trapped, [...]

2022-02-03T12:19:45-08:00April 10th, 2020|