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We belonged to the same health club.

Every evening we both went to the gym;

and although we never talked, we

always made eye contact which lasted… 377 more words


Letting go to allow the child to learn

“Everything must be taught, and everything must be connected with life; but this does not mean the actions which children have learned to perform and to integrate with their practical lives should be suppressed or directed by us in every detail….How he is to use what he has learned is a task for his own conscience, an exercise of his own responsibility. 209 more words

Early Childhood

Navigating Nastiness

Many of you that I talked to last week are going through some STRUGGLES.  Woo.  Seems like people are being a little harsh with each other right now.   792 more words

24 Human Character Strengths and Core Virtues

“The Character Strengths and Virtues (CSV) handbook of human strengths and virtues by Christopher Peterson and Martin Seligman, represents the first attempt on the part of the psychological research community to identify and classify the positive psychological traits of human beings.  626 more words


Desire for work

“A child’s desire to work represents a vital instinct since he cannot organize his personality without working: a man builds himself through working. There can be no substitute for work, neither affection nor physical well-being can replace it.” (p.186, para. 183 more words

Child Development

Intellectual Property is a Hurdle to Self Direction

Perhaps the most rewarding experience of education is self direction. Here, the individual fully enjoys their own labor. Whatever ones interests are, self direction is achieved on ones own terms. 757 more words