June 11, 2020

Kindness and Caring

I’m starting this blog from where I finished the previous one… Being kind is a choice, acknowledged in everyday moments and infused in many conversations at […]
June 5, 2020

Difficult conversations

World news has been challenging to watch for many months and is particularly confronting right now with evidence of racial violence. It’s confronting because it is […]
May 14, 2020

Taming Butterflies

Children returning to kindy was a recent Queensland Government announcement. At MPC, we’re getting better at listening to and making adjustments to new announcement. What a […]
April 15, 2020

With Covid-19 restrictions I’ve been prompted to think about two burning questions….

My two questions… Q 1. What’s really important for children right now? Q 2. What will children remember? I’m also very concerned about the pressure on […]
April 3, 2020

Screen time in this new world!

I have to fess up that technology and I have a love/hate relationship and moderating my screen time is generally not a concern. However, now that […]
March 20, 2020

Resilience is a choice.

When this passed my inbox this morning, I found it a powerful reminder that we do have choices as to how we respond to everything. Not […]
March 13, 2020

Coronavirus: when is too much media too much for children?

Yes, we need to be updated and aware of the latest evidence-based release of information but how much of what we’re hearing is “secondary infection of […]
February 7, 2020

Separation and resilience….

Starting kindy can be much anticipated by some children and dreaded by a few. Some children (and parents) are not very experienced in saying good-bye to […]
November 22, 2019

Children’s voices versus Christmas glitz

With only a few weeks of kindy remaining, does the curriculum change? Do we change the balance of our co-constructed curriculum where both adults and children […]