Art & Science: Thoughts about RIE®

Once upon a time, long long ago, in a land not so far away–in a time before banishment–I was a member of a very well known discussion group on facebook that focuses on parenting according to RIE®, a relatively unknown and and simultaneously frequently misunderstood philosophy of respectful caregiving, popularized (such as it is) in Art & Science: Thoughts about RIE®

You Reap What You Sow: Part 1 of 3

There is a perplexing theme that I’ve been noticing a lot these days in my work with parents of young children, and even in my participation in parenting groups.  It’s a disconnect of sorts.  It goes something like this: Parents of infants ask:  Am I doing enough to provide stimulation and the right sort of You Reap What You Sow: Part 1 of 3

A Slice of RIE – “Sportscasting”

Whether or not you feel the the infant/toddler parenting philosophy known as RIE (Resources for Infant Educaring)®  is a good fit for you, there are small but powerful lessons to be learned by those who do take on this sometimes challenging but deeply rewarding work.  Perhaps the most life-changing of all is the ever-increasing data, A Slice of RIE – “Sportscasting”