During the major World Bank protest of 2000 I spoke to a first-grade class in Washington, DC. These six year olds showed me how they could think critically and imaginatively about economic and social issues.
When children ask big questions …
When I hear “don’t cry,” I see the crowds of people standing, jeering, watching with satisfaction, and even smiling as one young person turns away in defeat. Here’s why we need a world where it is safe to cry.
Though many people now remember their younger days through photographs, the diary will capture what a thousand pictures cannot.
A sudden drop in nursing can trigger acne.
One of the reasons it is important to eat the peel with fruits, vegetables and legumes, and to eat whole grains, is that the fiber and carbohydrates in any food are better utilized by the body when they are together.
The ring sling is easy to adjust. I could extend it so that she could nurse and then tighten it so that she could put her head on my shoulder to sleep. It is also easy-in, easy out. If I wanted to transfer her, asleep, to the bed with minimal disturbance, I could just lay her down, sling and all, and slip my head out.
“Give J___ Auntie a string of flowers,” my mother-in-law told me. Suddenly I grew tense with a sense of not … More
Environment, health and time management aside, the key benefit of elimination communication is communication, and it extends to much more than elimination.
Every one around me wonders, when I say, my son doesn’t cry much or he just wakes up only once during night for … More