Why I Became A Teacher

About Me, Development, Management

Why do you want to be a teacher? That was my most dreaded question during school. Professors wanted a genuine answer, but I never knew how to put it into words. My main answer was being a person children can rely on, to help make the world a better place. But that was also what […]

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Child-Led Play

Activites, Child Led Play, Development

There are many ways for children to learn through play. My favorite way to see them learning through play is child-led play. Child-led play is just as is sounds: play that is child-led. That doesn’t mean that children run the show, but they do have an equal say in everything that goes on. Child-led play […]

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Why We Should Say Yes to Children – My Beliefs

About Me

I have many beliefs in children. I believe children are great. Children are undervalued in society right now. They hear “no” too often in their short lives. Granted, “no” can’t be 100% avoided, but saying “yes” is easier… and a lot more fun! Let’s say yes to children! I’ve seen so many parents shielding their […]

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Bringing Nature Inside

Activites, Development

Bringing nature inside does not and hopefully is not a daunting task. Children are naturally curious about nature and how things work.

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Risky Play in Preschoolers

Child Led Play, Development

Risky play is not reckless. I realize the dangers that could happen during risky play. Risky play is beneficial for children’s development and play that they do naturally.

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A Letter to My Future Students

About Me

Today is the day I meet a new set of kiddos, I meet you. The day that I am able to start impacting, teaching, and growing with you. My future students.

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Teaching Kindness Every Day

Development, Management

Our kindness matters. Children’s kindness matters. Let’s raise a generation (or more) of kindhearted people.

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5 Ways to Set Children Up For Success

Development, Management

To me, success in early childhood promotes development, independence, and problem solving skills. With these three goals in mind I have come up with 5 generalized ideas that help set children up for success.

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What We Are Missing In Early Childhood

About Me

I am an advocate for children’s rights. Rights that are lacking in early childhood. There are some critical happenings we are missing during the early years of life. What we are missing in early childhood worries me about the future. What we are missing is putting us on a broken conveyor belt of education. It needs […]

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Child-Led Play


Activites, Child Led Play, Development

There are many ways for children to learn through play. My favorite way to see them learning through play is child-led play. Child-led play is just as is sounds: play that is child-led. That doesn’t mean that children run the show, but they do have an equal say in everything that goes on. Child-led play […]

December 23, 2017

What We Are Missing In Early Childhood


About Me

I am an advocate for children’s rights. Rights that are lacking in early childhood. There are some critical happenings we are missing during the early years of life. What we are missing in early childhood worries me about the future. What we are missing is putting us on a broken conveyor belt of education. It needs […]

July 28, 2018