Caring Connection Children’s Center

A Safe Water Feature for the Peace Garden in our Natural Playscape

Some of our specific components that we are very proud of are as follows: I created a buried water feature. Water features are tricky around children, because they cannot have a basin that holds water and the potential for drowning. So this is a borrowed idea from

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Less defined, mostly messy and that’s okay

The first full week of our Natural Playscape with the children in it full force has been quite an event. We’ve added round rocks around the sand pit to create some natural definition and an edge to limit the sand from being removed completely. An alumni parent

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BUT HE’S MY BAAABY! Julie Jenkins Sathe Author of Enlightened Discipline© Maybe it’s your first child and you really haven’t figured out the next few steps from toddler to prekindergarten. Maybe it’s your last baby and you really want to relish this “toddler” time because you are

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C’mon, Mom…Let Me Play! By Julie Jenkins Sathe Author of “ENLIGHTENED DISCIPLINE” To a child, adult approval means everything. Children who are worried about the routine occurrences that can happen during the course of a normal day may run into real problems. Let’s look at it

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DOG TALK? Stop It!!

DOG TALK? STOP IT. Julie Jenkins Sathe Author of “ENLIGHTENED DISCIPLINE” “Stop it!” is a perfect example of what I call Dog Talk. It is really quite startling to parents when I reprimand them on their speech pattern by referring to it as Dog Talk. But they

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Meet Julie

Julie Jenkins devoted 30+ years to up leveling the way adults teach children about behavior. She put her philosophy into print in 2004 in Enlightened Discipline.

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