Resources & Inspirations





John Bowlby.  A Secure Base:  Parent-Child Attachment and Healthy Human Development, 1988.

Erik Erikson.  Childhood and Society, 1993.

                        The Stages of Psychosocial Development, 2014.

Janet Lansbury.  Elevating Childcare: A Guide to Respectful Parenting, 2014.

Wendy Mogel.  The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, 2008.


Kim John Payne.  Simplicity Parenting:  Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids, 2010.

Joseph Chilton Pearce.  The Heart-Mind Matrix, 2012.

                                          Magical Parent, Magical Child: The Art of Joyful Parenting, 2004.

Dan Siegel.  Mindsight:  Science of Personal Transformation, 2010.

                      No Drama Discipline,  2014.


Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson.  The Whole-Brain Child,  2011.


Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzell.  Parenting from the Inside Out, 2004.


Rudolf Steiner.  The Kingdom of Childhood, 1924.

It Takes a Suburb:  How the People of Lexington, Mass., Have Come Together to Fight Student Stress.  New York Times, April 9, 2017.

The Joyful, Illiterate Kindergarteners of Finland.  The Atlantic, October 1, 2015.

7 Reasons Finland's Education System Puts the US Model to Shame.  Business Insider, May 9, 2017.

Running Free in Germany's Outdoor Preschools.  New York Times, May 18, 2017.

Turning the Tide, Harvard Study:

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