Kid Lit Love: Tulip and Doug

Welcome to the Kid Lit Love blog series where new picture book releases are featured on Mondays with an author interview. I am thrilled to feature my critique partner, Emma Wood and her debut picture book Tulip and Doug, illustrated by Carla Martell, published by Scholastic New Zealand. And as an added bonus, I’m includingContinue reading “Kid Lit Love: Tulip and Doug”

Seven Reasons Why Early Years Teachers Deserve Your Appreciation

May is Child Care Month so I’d like to take a moment to shine a light on the important work that Early Years Teachers are doing all over the world. Early Childhood Educators provide both the education and care for very young children AND opportunities for their parents to join the workforce. Here’s why theyContinue reading “Seven Reasons Why Early Years Teachers Deserve Your Appreciation”

May is Child Care Month

Did you know that May is Child Care month in the province of British Columbia? As we are in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, we have learned how essential child care is to our world and how interdependent we are on one another. At the University of British Columbia, medical students who are notContinue reading “May is Child Care Month”

Connecting Families With Nature Virtually

Although some teachers continue working in order to provide essential service for health care workers or education for students with special needs, many, like me, are at home and unable to be with their students. Because teaching is such a relationship focused profession, I am fairly certain that many teachers are missing their students andContinue reading “Connecting Families With Nature Virtually”

Wednesday’s Inspiration

Wednesday’s Inspiration

Online Workshops for Early Childhood Educators

Early Childhood Educators are dedicated to the work we do. With the wages we earn, we absolutely must have passion for our work. Now that many child care centres are closed, due to COVID-19, this could be a great opportunity to improve your professional practice by taking an online course. Or to join a professionContinue reading “Online Workshops for Early Childhood Educators”