It’s Summer – Let Them Slide…

lots of kids on slide…and swing and ride and build. Then play some more.

More than anything else, kids need time to play, especially in the summer months when unstructured time is abundant. Play is how children learn. How they process, discover, and master life skills. [Read more...]

An Amazing “Summer School”

It started on a July day in 2004.

Three wide smiles with missing teeth filled my rear view mirror. That image of three giggly girls licking ring pops and bopping to the music is imbedded in my brain. You’d never guess that my two daughters had just met their soon-to-be-sister from Harlem, 6-year-old Evi. [Read more...]