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September Edition - Toddler Time Out

September already?  Transitions are hard for most children, so adjusting to new schedules is something that should be talked about early on.  As the days are getting colder, children are going to start needing more inside projects. 418 more words

How Some 5th Graders View Mistakes

One of our class meeting topics in the classroom this week was about making mistakes. I asked the 5th graders what sorts of messages they typically get about mistakes. 326 more words

Class Meetings

Back To School Doesn't Have To Be Back To Stress

Back to school can be back to stressful days for many of us. As we adjust to juggling the new schedules, inevitably some challenges present themselves. 345 more words


Corporal punishment and "positive discipline"

Part one (by Claire de Brun)

Multiple studies have shown that corporal punishment is injurious to students, teachers, schools and the community at large, yet many teachers fear giving it up as it is the only form of control they know. 1,628 more words


Mindfulopoly - Connection Through Collaboration & Play

My daughter’s main love language is ‘time’, for many children and adults ‘time is love’ Over the past 5 days we’ve played monopoly together. We’ve only got a little travel, she gets it all out and blu tacs the hotels in place each day. 188 more words

Compass Not Included

This week, my husband was away on a news story so the children and I went up to Cumbria to spend time with cousins and ourselves. 392 more words

The Most Important Parenting Tool

Do you know the most important parenting tool we have at our disposal? It’s an amazing tool that’s so simple once you understand it, but, unfortunately, not so easy to understand in the first place. 623 more words