Move Slowly

My thanks to Keri Khalighi (RIE Mom extraordinaire) for sharing this poem and so much other wisdom and beauty. www.wayoftheelements.com​ […]

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Revisiting Empathy

August 11th already? Time is truly flying! My nieces start school next week (kinder and 6th!), and my nephews started […]

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Trust

Trust. There are 7 basic principles of RIE. There’s no particular order or hierarchy to them, and they are all […]

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6 Words

Care Trust Boundaries Balance Partnership Real Relationships I woke up early the other morning and I (engaged in the downright […]

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Feel the Feelings

You know it’s a cold day in California when you’re skyping with your niece in Ohio and she’s wearing flipflops […]

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Why RIE?

(Beginning in mid-March 2020, when the world shut down, I began a bi-weekly conversation with the parents who had been […]

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No

(My earliest professional work with children took place in a child care center, working with infants and toddlers. Part of […]

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Tears

(My earliest professional work with children took place in a child care center, working with infants and toddlers. Part of […]

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