Vivian Gussin Paley: Helping our world through listening to children.

No one has been a better steward of our world than Vivan Gussin Paley, who left us on July 26, 2019. As a very young teacher and mother, I discovered her work, beginning with Wally’s Stories.  Paley worked with young children, many of them challenged with emotional wounds from their home lives.  She spent her … More Vivian Gussin Paley: Helping our world through listening to children.

Cultivating compassion through nature…

As humans on this planet, we are linked to life in glorious complexity.  Educators and parents teach about the importance of ecosystems in our world: complex communities woven together to support each other’s growth. Watch a young child play outdoors, and you begin a journey of mindfulness and scientific inquiry about ecosystems.  Each blade of … More Cultivating compassion through nature…