Category Archive: Marla McLean

And say simply, Very simply, With hope, Good morning.

And say simply, Very simply, With hope, Good morning.

What questions are we asking children? In what ways are we listening to children? How does the 100 Languages of Children facilitate deeper and more meaningful expression and …

 

“The way we see the world shapes the way we treat it.” Falling in love with Nature (Part 2)

“The way we see the world shapes the way we treat it.” Falling in love with Nature (Part 2)

Mama Miti Children’s Book Watch “I will be a Hummingbird” short here.

 

“The magic is… change the world.”

“The magic is… change the world.”

It is January first. A new year. And despite being on this planet for quite a while, and teaching in public school for 20 years, there is …

 

A careful considerate gaze or I am because you are

A careful considerate gaze or I am because you are

 

I hope beautiful things live forever

I hope beautiful things live forever

  Balance. This year, in addition to the daily creating and expression and relationship building in the studio/atelier, I engaged and facilitated a Mardi Gras/Speak for Living …

 

“Where did you come from? Would you like to come in?”

“Where did you come from? Would you like to come in?”

 

What the World Needs Now

What the World Needs Now

This post documents the process of the making of  our 4 foot by 4 foot bottle cap mosaic, inspired by the Wishes for the World …

 

“You can ask everybody in the world and ask them if you can be a part of their family.” David, age 4

“You can ask everybody in the world and ask them if you can be a part of their family.” David, age 4

 

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 …