Category Archive: observation

Labor of Love

Labor of Love

I was thinking about the complexities of “labor” today, on this Labor Day eve. I was thinking about the labor or role of the teacher. …

 

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the World

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the World

 

Making ripples and Butterfly Flights

Making ripples and Butterfly Flights

It’s a new school year. Filled with possibility, new relationships, and sweet growth for both the children and all the connected adults in their lives. …

 

Bigger and Better than Ourselves: Humility

Bigger and Better than Ourselves: Humility

I thought I was going to write about Wonder, but instead I’ve changed my mind.I have been thinking about and researching the importance of Wonder …

 

Because you need to. Because you want to.

Because you need to. Because you want to.

 

Focusing on love.

Focusing on love.

In August, most of our school met for a retreat. At one point, we were asked to go around the table and share our intention …

 

This Work Reminds Me of Flying

This Work Reminds Me of Flying

The Prek 3 Classes have emabarked on a project. The children started talking about “statues” a few months ago when I had them working on …

 

The Children Got the Closest.

The Children Got the Closest.

There is a symbiotic relationship I have with my profession/s. Artist and Atelierista.When I am both teaching and creating art I am immersed in and …

 

From seeds

From seeds

“From seeds” comes from a conversation that came about today when I was in the SWS garden harvesting vegetables and flowers to paint with Caleb, …

 

The Intent, the Process, and the Beauty

The Intent, the Process, and the Beauty

  This post is a continuation of my last  post The greatest small gift,  (March 6th.) I like to think of it as a continuing conversation …