Roots & Wings Blog
What Skill Could You Teach Your Child?
“We don’t stop to think that the child who does not do, doesn’t know how to do.” – Maria Montessori We sometimes marvel at the ability of a particular child to do something considered “advanced for his/her age”. However
How We Influence our Children Through Covid
The reason children are little affected by Covid is that they are free from fear. As Aline Wolf stated in her book Nurturing the Spirit in the Non-sectarian Classroom, what you tell a child, what you teach him, makes much less
Let there be LIGHT!
Are you noticing all the lights and decorations in people’s yards and gardens? I’m sure I’m not the only one decorating outside for the first time. People turn naturally to light, like a flower to the sun, and the unprecedented
Mask Against Fear
During intensified covid restrictions, we are being called upon to pay close attention to the mental atmosphere surrounding our children. If we make a steady diet of local news, it’s easy for us to be whipped into a frenzy
On the Topic of True Authority
I expect you are among the many around the world questioning just what is our true authority. This is a valid query, and the response has large consequences in our lives. At an education level, for decades, even centuries,
The Power of Gratitude
The Power of Gratitude Our gratitude is riches, Complaint is poverty, Our trials bloom in blessings, They test our constancy. O, life from joy is minted, An everlasting gold, True gladness is the treasure That grateful hearts will hold. -Vivian