Sarah’s Blog

March 11, 2014
spring-ahead_sarah-cowan

Spring Ahead

Yes, one less hour of sleep felt a bit painful, but the longer days and warmer weather to come feels good right now. The feeling when […]
February 11, 2014
photodune-3820683-sad-child-xs

Helping Children to Express and Understand Their Feelings

Expressing feelings can be difficult for young children. By providing these simple steps, children will not only learn how to express their feelings, but also understand […]
January 30, 2013

Developing Social Skills Through Play

It is fun to watch children develop into little social beings. I think my most favorite time was when I was a Montessori Teacher and had a multiage classroom of 3 to 6 year olds. The group became a little family during the three years together. The oldest took care of the youngest and the 4 year olds learned from the 5 and 6 year olds. They learned from each other!
January 2, 2013

Focus on Positive Reactions in the New Year – Be Careful, Our Responses Can Crush Our Little Ones Creativity

Over the years, I have watched how parents respond when presented with beautiful artwork created by their children. The natural response is, “What is that?” The […]