Teaching and learning from preschoolers
Friday, January 15, 2021
The Magnificence of Humans
As I rounded the corner, I saw her at the end of the block, a woman on roller blades. She spun like a ballet dancer, then st...
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Getting Straight A's
Over the New Year's break, I spent a few days reorganizing our laundry room/storage closet. Among the items in there wer...
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Does "Parenting" Stand in the Way of Growing?
At the center of every healthy relationship, and many unhealthy relationships for that matter, is unconditional love. We lov...
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Education Has Nothing to Do With Right and Wrong Answers
My wife Jennifer and I recently met a man named Leon. I found him to be thoughtful, sophisticated, and witty. Yesterday, I o...
Monday, January 11, 2021
Courtesy, Politeness, and Civility
I don't wear a mask because I'm afraid of getting the virus. I'm not even particularly worried about spreading t...
Friday, January 08, 2021
Unstructured Play Outdoors Should Be the Foundation of Childhood
The central purpose of every human community that has ever existed is to care for children. As I wrote previously, the only...
Thursday, January 07, 2021
"I Was a Different Person Then"
A two-year-old boy was hitting his classmates, not out of anger or frustration, but seemingly, as a matter of course. If you...
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