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Learning From Kids

Eating My Words at the Awards Assembly

Katherine Wintsch | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Katherine Wintsch

For the younger kids (pre-school through second grade), the school plays by the "everyone's a winner" rule. Each class is called up as a large group and the awards are passed out one by one. While I prefer a little competitive action when it comes to awards, I try to contain myself. "Try" being the operative word.

The Sandbox Manifesto

Angela Maiers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Angela Maiers

Live the manifesto as these kids in the sandbox do. Play is the work. We work better, we play stronger, and we dream bigger when we know we this.The success of our students, communities, and organizations is waiting at the edge of the sandbox.

What I Learned From Kids This Summer

Fernie Tiflis | Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Fernie Tiflis

Kids are loud, messy, needy and sticky, but hey, I know some adults who are all these things too. Kids are also full of wonder, curiosity, joy, and they have infinite love to give. And for that, in a lot of ways, they've taught me to love life even more.

What Our Kids Teach Us About New Year's Resolutions

Susan Bloch | Posted 03.16.2013 | Parents
Susan Bloch

My 12-year-old granddaughter, Lisa, sat beside me on a grainy beach in Hawaii. Staring out at the horizon, I struggled to come up with New Year's reso...

8 Ways To Be More Playful

Rev. Ed Bacon | Posted 01.14.2013 | Religion
Rev. Ed Bacon

Sometimes, in the face of challenges, we are called to return to being childlike. Sometimes play is the best antidote of all. Laughter rescues us and creativity gives us back our freedom.