Home at Last!

December 8, 2012

  I am thrilled to announce that R. came home to her family on November 29. 2012. I think she’s as happy to be home as we are to have her here with us. A quote that sums up some of my feelings about our first week together: “If one feels the need of something grand, […]

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August 28, 2010

The following are quotes from Joyce Maynard’s novel Labor Day about what babies know, and what they need, and how we might listen to, and be with them. I found these passages to be inspiring and wise, and wanted to share them here: One thing he would tell me, though, he said, had to do […]

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Lemon Shine

May 23, 2010

“This little light of mine- I’m gonna let it shine, let it shine, let it shine.” Or as sung by S. when she was two years old: “This little light of mine-lemon shine, lemon shine, lemon shine.” Either way, let your light shine today!

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January 14, 2010

I read and read, and every once in a while, I come across something that resonates deeply and I feel is worth passing on. The following is a quote about learning written by Dawna Markova: Learning is so much more than a transfer of information. It can mean wholeness, empowerment, actualization, liberation. Observe any young […]

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July 15, 2008

S. is not my child,but I’m helping to raise her so I may be slightly biased. Even so, I happen to think she’s a pretty neat kid and I can’t help but want to share some of the amazing things she says. I have been living a slightly nomadic existence this past month, sleeping on […]

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June 14, 2008

I just came across this quote and had to share: “If there were a little more silence…if we all kept quiet…maybe we could understand something.” Federico Fellini, Director

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Meditation- Slowly, Slowly, Slowly

April 20, 2008

Eric Carle is one of my favorite children’s book authors. Recently S. (who is now two and a half years old) and I checked  “Slowly Slowly Slowly Said The Sloth”,  out of the library. This book delighted S. and never failed to relax her before nap time as I read it in a very quiet […]

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