"Thanks, Juliet, you've nailed what's happening here and have described what we are doing about it! I would be very interested to see the training packages and support materials for practitioners that you've put together and can…"
"Juliet, I enjoyed reading your post. Here in the USA, and in particular, DC and it's adjoining states of MD and VA, the main licensing concerns regarding outdoor preschool are with having available toilets and hand-washing, as well as a…"
"Wow! Incredible. Here in Maryland ANYONE who works with the same children for more than a few days in a calendar year MUST have a licensing agency's permission (there is even regulation for babysitting). And those agencies all…"
"Hi Amy! Congratulations on your presentation! That's great that it went so well. I'm sure it was an exciting conference. When you get a chance, I'm sure others here would like to hear more. If you like, you can write a blog about it,…"
"Here is my favorite Garlic mustard recipe:
Scrub and boil new potatoes. When soft, add washed garlic mustard leaves and finely diced stems, organic salted butter, and a splash or two of organic nut or seed milk (almond,hazelnut, hemp). Barely mash…"
A child discovers tree sap today. "What IS that?" he asks. "What do you think it is?" I ask. "It's sticky and gooey!" he observes. "What do you think would be sticky and gooey like that and be on a tree?" I reply. He pulls his hand away, looks up in astonishment as this idea occurs to him, "Is it a tree booger?" Then he looks at the silken sap thread streaming off of his hand. "I'm Spiderman!" I choke and sputter with laughter!
Hi Amy! Congratulations on your presentation! That's great that it went so well. I'm sure it was an exciting conference. When you get a chance, I'm sure others here would like to hear more. If you like, you can write a blog about it, or share with one of the groups - perhaps the Natural Teachers Network or the Early Childhood Resources group. Congrats again.