A Place For Friends

By Bernadette Nicholas “What is the difference between a space and a place?” This was the first question with which I was confronted on a Saturday morning as I sat in a workshop discussing classroom design. It was a question to which I hadn’t given much thought previously, but in hearing the juxtaposition of “space” [...]

It’s Not Goodbye After All

By Sara Zacuto

"I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive."

~Joseph Campbell

Dear Sara…

"When we teach our children to "be nice" instead of self-aware – which means, self-directed, self-governed, self-boundaried – we teach them that it is more important to be in a relationship, than it is to be true to oneself."

~Shefali Tsabary

Love Letter to the Drifting Child

By Sara Zacuto

"Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen."
~Brene Brown

The Kindness of Children

Guest post by Kelsie Castro

“Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.”
- Paramahansa Yoganandya

What Does It Mean To Be A Friend?

I'll be perfectly clear and say that I have no intention of answering this question...I don't think there is a definitive answer. It is a question we ponder with children often in our school. One way that children ask each other to play is by using the language "wanna be my friend?" But what do [...]