Monthly Archives: September 2013

Autumn changes

In these first three weeks the children have been busy at play, building boats and houses and stores, being kitty-cats and going fishing, having trick-or-treat, making phone calls, painting and cutting and gluing, learning each others’ names (and names of

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Do you wonder about the importance of play? This article is a few years old, and everything in it is still true. Read it, and then go play! Taking Play Seriously, NY Times Magazine:
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I am deeply grateful to Brené Brown for her work on courage, vulnerability and empathy. If you don’t know her work, start with this short but powerful animation, and then go to her webpage.
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When I’m not teaching, I volunteer with Bark, the defenders and protectors of Mt. Hood. Free monthly hikes, monthly educational talks on forest issues, families welcome! Come learn how to defend the forest.
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