The Struggle Is Real

By Carroll Scott-McIntyre This year was our first year at Little Owl, where there was a classroom of only 2 ½- 3-year-old children. I was so excited to work with this age group again; It had been a few years. At our in-service week, our Acorn classroom discussed in detail our expectations and intention for [...]

A Safe Place To Struggle

By Sara Zacuto

"Social relations are rewarding, but rarely easy. Young kids are making their first forays into friendship and just beginning to figure this out. Instead of forcing friendships, adults need to guide all kids in gaining better social skills."

~Heather Shumaker

Book Review: The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld

by Sara Zacuto

"Empathy has no script. There is no right or wrong way to do it. It's simply listening, holding space, withholding judgement, emotionally connecting and communicating that incredibly healing message of "you're not alone."

~Brené Brown

Finding Comfort In Conflict

By Kelsie Castro

“Those who have a strong sense of love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect.”

-Brene Brown