The first time I clapped my hands when Zoey (my almost 2-year old) finished singing the first line of 'Twinkle twinkle little star', she paused and looked at me, as if to say 'I've not heard that before...' then almost immediately started singing it again.Read More
"What went well today, Sherrie?" This is a question I have asked my daughter ever since she was able to talk. Now it has become a habit for us, and we frequently check-in with each other after she is home from school or after my work day. Sometimes, we do it while cuddling in bed just before she dozes off.Read More
A few weeks ago, I saw a mother at Sherrie's (my daughter) school. She was scolding her daughter for crying and wanting a sweet that every other child had gotten. They were standing in front of the school door, blocking the path of parents waiting to pick up their children. As the girl continued crying, the mother and grandmother couldn't understand why she was crying over a sweet.Read More
Welcome to all of you! I hope that this blog will serve as a rich resource for all of you out there who would like to know how to use positive education when working with children or youth. Through my eyes of a PP practitioner, mom and educator, I hope to be able to bring a more personal insight into some examples through the use of real-life stories I have encountered, observed or experienced. Please do leave me your comments and thoughts!