Do you know more than men who are wise?
Can you see what we all must disguise
Through your loving eyes?
Day Is Done, by Peter Yarrow, reminds me of singing my children ( and sometimes myself) to sleep at the end of yet another precious day. Do you have a favorite lullaby?
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A walk along the Danube canal brings us in contact with flowers of a most dramatic variety. 🌸
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Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
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When art and nature combine, the effect is often breathtaking! Click on the link in our bio to read about photos in the wild, in a town once frequented by Beethoven. ✨
When we look up, it widens our horizons.
- Julia Gregson
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Let’s think about love.
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Does the idea of an exhibition by world class photographers in a beautiful outdoor environment on a sunny day sound wonderful to you?
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A recent conference at the National Library of Ireland, hosted by Parental Pathways, discussed the ability of children’s literature to enable families to build resilience through the shared experience of reading. Our thanks to educator Oonagh Cunningham from Cork, Ireland, 🇮🇪 who recently highlighted her experiences at the conference. Scroll on to see some of the books that Oonagh recommends for young families, which were featured in a read aloud presentation during the event. Have you read any of these yet?
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How can we support the development of #resilience in young children?
Irish educator Oonagh Cunningham recommends engaging suitable children’s books in the process:
“Children’s books are empowering for the author, the reader and the listener.” Oonagh recently attended a conference on the topic of Children’s Literature Building Resilience, held in Ireland’s National Library and organized by Parental Pathways. The conference included some read aloud presentations; Oonagh’s book suggestions coming up in the next post!
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Today Malala Yousafzai turns twenty one, and we can’t help but think about her courage and #resilience as we acknowledge her birthday. Montessori and Special Needs educator, Oonagh Cunningham, recently attended a workshop entitled Children’s Literature Building Resilience in the National Library of Ireland, and has this information to share with us:
“ As a lifelong (more than half a century) believer and enjoyer of children’s books, I looked forward to this workshop, organized by Parental Pathways, with anticipation. I was not disappointed and left the workshop revitalized and reenergized in my belief of children’s books as a vehicle to explore and share both real and fictional experience, and a variety of emotions.” Tomorrow we will share a few book recommendations by Oonagh on the topic of resilience. We are so grateful to her for sharing her insights with us!
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I told myself, Malala, you have already faced death. This is your second life. Don’t be afraid- if you are afraid, you can’t move forward.- Malala Yousafzai, who celebrates her twenty first birthday today.
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Thinking of this young boy and his school friends in a special way, today, as we send off a set of our simple English readers to the Cisarua Refugee Learning Center in #Indonesia. Literacy is a gift that should be offered to every child.
photo credit @c_rlc