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The Power of Choice

The Power of Choice

he most powerful thing in the universe, after God, is our ability to think and choose. When you think, you build a thought, and these thoughts become physical substances in your brain. You think all day long, and you think even when you are asleep. Daytime thinking is a building process. Nighttime thinking is a […]

Dear Cathie: An Excited Second Year Parent

Dear Cathie: An Excited Second Year Parent

Dear Cathie— My child will start his second year in a 3-6 classroom. He spent much of last year doing activities in the Practical Life and Sensorial areas, and we understood the value of that. We have hopes that he will branch out this year and spend most of his time doing other activities and […]

Book Review: Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler’s Guide to Understanding Death

Book Review: Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler’s Guide to Understanding Death

Written by Bonnie ZuckerIllustrated by Kim Fleming The author wrote this book out of necessity when her own parent died suddenly, and she couldn’t find a book about death that was developmentally appropriate for her toddler. The book is simple, clear, and leaves room for questions and conversations during or after reading. The illustrations are […]

Book Review: I Love Birds

Book Review: I Love Birds

Written by Jennifer Ward (also author of I Love Dirt)Illustrated by Alexander Vidal So, there are 52 weeks in a year, and this author chose to organize her bird book by season and weeks. At the end of each section (week), she adds things to do, questions to ponder, and fun facts. Each section ranges […]

Book Review: Maybe I Can Love my Neighbor Too

Book Review: Maybe I Can Love my Neighbor Too

Written by Jennifer GrantIllustrated by Benjamin Schipper n this story, a young girl, who lives in the city, is wondering about a large apartment building that is being constructed across the street and she asks her mother, “Will all the new people be our neighbors, too?” Her mother’s response is that all people, near or […]