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Entries from June 29th, 2009

Book Ramblings: Me, You, Us: Social-Emotional Learning in Preschool

June 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Books, Children, Musings

     Me, You, Us: Social-Emotional Learning in Preschool written by Ann S. Epstien, PhD with a foreword by Lillian G. Katz – published by HighScope and NAEYC “….children progress from a focus on themselves (me), to an awareness of others (you), to the formation of reciprocal relatinoships (us.) (p 13)” This book does a really […]

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California Here I come…

June 12th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Musings

Well, actually, here I am!  Yesterday we flew to California  — San Bernadino area – to visit family.  We drove to New Hampshire on Wednesday night to fly out of Manchester Airport with our daughter and granddaughter.  A long, but thank goodness, uneventful day.  Our two and a half year old granddaughter is quite an […]

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Accidents Happen – Take action for children’s health care

June 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Children

Please check out Children’s defense fund new video about this vital matter and write your legislators!  Take action please! In a country where many live large lifes of wealth and comfort, too many of our children and their families cannot afford decent health care.   If you aren’t ashamed of this, you should be.

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The best granola you’ll ever taste – Bingo Granola!

June 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Bingo Granola!  Yes indeed, that is the name!  It’s made in Brattleboro, Vermont and I buy it at Greenfield’s Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings.   I’ve just finished the bottom of my second bag.  I often eat it with a little maple syrup (not really necessary – just to please my sweet tooth) and on top […]

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College meets early care and education

June 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Musings

After a long day of many really quite good workshops on integrative learning; I feel validated in my thinking that college level learning has taken some time to catch up with early care and education where integrative learning is quality care and education!  I always knew the littlest had much to teach us big ones!!

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