Knowledge, nuggets, and tips to support young children in play and exploration that inspires optimal early learning.

Grandparents Gift of Time

What’s one of the great things about being a grandparent? It’s having and giving the gift of time. When my own children were little, I honestly can’t remember ever saying to them, “Take your time, we’re in no hurry.” Like … Continue reading

The Perseverance Zone

Babies naturally possess an astonishing determinedness. Think of the pre-crawler; a baby will scoot herself over to a much-wanted toy that is juuuust out of reach. Think of the toddler known for sometimes stubborn attempts to “do it myself.” We … Continue reading