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Learning through Nature: The Details

Learning through Nature: The Details

Dollar Store Rocks and a Gold Pen! That’s really all it takes and matching letters, identifying the alphabet takes on a whole new dimension. Children get used to finding those plastic or cardboard letters that are perfectly die-cut. But what about human hand-printed letters. Do they know?

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Just Add Kids!

Just Add Kids!

We’ve worked for months to get the environment right. To purchase what we need, the get equipment in the right positions… But the missing ingredient and the key ingredient is, of course the kids!   What courage we see in these young faces. Meeting new teachers, new

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Natural Play in Spring!

The birds begin to tweet, the air is clear and fresh and there is a restlessness about the humans. We want to dig and socialize, we want to be a part of everything. It’s spring. From little humans to bigger humans in spring there is a freshness

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Becoming a Great Human Being. What WILL we Teach Our Children?

Becoming a Great Human Being. What WILL we Teach Our Children?

What will we teach our children? It’s much more than teaching kids to “share your toys”… It requires warming up to another person’s personality and just spending time, …time getting to know who they are. Just like adults, children need time with their peers. They need time

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A Simple Skill becomes a Habit and Changes Everything

Enlightened Discipline does not create a magic potion that makes children under your power. It certainly isn’t the only way to get children to behave well…adults have been getting children to conform, behave, act differently for centuries. It’s not because there is no other way. It’s not

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We ARE the Change!

We hear it, read it and LIKE it: the slogans and campaigns that encourage us, the people, to be the ones to make things happen. To be the change, make the move, shake things up. But what does that mean to the life of an early childhood

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Muddy, Dirty and Messy! That’s Preschool at Caring Connection

Muddy, Dirty and Messy! That’s Preschool at Caring Connection

Okay, not every preschool has the same outlook as we do. At some preschools children will sit and do meticulous, well mannered activities and brush off their skirts and pants and come home slightly more rumpled than when they left home. I can guarantee that the adults

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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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