In Pursuit of Being Real

Margery Williams’ famous story “The Velveteen Rabbit” is about a stuffed animal- a velveteen rabbit- who was a gift to a little boy one Christmas. It tells the story of how the rabbit wasn’t always the favorite; in the beginning he was often cast aside in favor of more expensive toys. The Skin Horse, an […]

The First Day of School

In my area, today is the first day of the new school year. It’s a “fresh start”.  It’s an opportunity for a “new beginning”. It’s a chance for young children to experience a new way of walking in this world, and for older children to “recreate” who they are (or who they decided to be) after […]