News Articles / Blog Posts

Allvin, R. E. (2020, Feb. 14). Why aren’t we paying early childhood educators what they’re worth? EdSurge.

APTN National News. (2016, July 7). Is the federal government really funding Jordan’s Principle? Cindy Blackstock doesn’t think so. APTN National News.

Bayer, A. (2013, Sep. 16). What should a 4-year-old know?  HuffPost.

BC Ministry of Children and Family Development. (2019, July 31). Support for B.C. families and early childhood educators. BC Gov News.

BC Ministry of Children and Family Development. (2020, Feb. 3). New teaching network a win for ECEs, quality child care. BC Gov News.

BC Ministry of Children and Family Development. (2020, Mar. 20). Province supports child care providers during COVID-19 response. BC Gov News.

Beck, J. (2019, May 20). ‘For-now parents’ and ‘big feelings’: How Sesame Street talks about trauma. The Atlantic.

Bertin, M. (2017, July 17). A daily mindful walking practice. Mindful.

Cherry, K. (2019, July 17). Bowlby & Ainsworth: What is attachment theory? Verywell Mind.

Clemer, C. (n.d.). 7 key phrases Montessori teachers use and why we should use them, too. Motherly.

DailyHealthPost Editorial. (2019, July 21). Neuroscience reveals: Gratitude literally rewires your brain to be happier. DailyHealthPost.

Earnshaw, E. (2019, Nov. 27). You cannot defend yourself without being defensive — so here’s what to do instead. mindbodygreen.

Foley, E. (2020, Feb. 27). The first body-positive children’s book just came out, and it’s exactly what the world needs now. Glamour.

Gaines, P. (2019, Oct. 11). California’s first surgeon general: Screen every student for childhood trauma. NBC News.

Gowmon, V. (n.d.). Banks of a wild river. Vince Gowmon: Healing for a new world.

Grant, A., & Grant, A. S. (2020, Apr. 15). We need to talk about ‘The giving tree’. The New York Times.

Hatzigianni, M. (2018, July 10). Using tablets in free play: The implementation of the digital play framework in Greece. British Educational Research Association.

Hauer, S. (2018, July 30). The ugly side of self-care. To Write Love on Her Arms.

Kennedy-Moore, E. (2018, Sep. 28). Teach your child to ask for help—the right way. Psychology Today.

Kininmonth, C. (2019, Feb. 24). Brené Brown top tip: assume others are doing the best they can. The Growth Faculty.

Kossowan, J. (2016, Nov. 22). Acts of kindness Advent calendar. CBC Parents.

Little Pine Learners. (n.d.). 30 quotes about children and nature that will inspire outdoor play. Little Pine Learners.

MacNamara, D. (n.d.). You can’t love too much: How secure attachment helps kids thrive. Motherly.

Mind Tools Content Team. (n.d.). What are your values? Deciding what’s most important in life. MindTools.

Moss, J. (2019, July 1). When passion leads to burnout. Harvard Business Review.

Penner, P. (2020, Jan. 31). Fraser Valley childcare professionals worry about new provincial rollout. The Abbotsford News.

Peterson, D. C. (2018, Nov. 27). Christmas reinvented: The 12 days of connection. Attachment & Trauma Network.

Power of Positivity. (n.d.). 33 positivity quotes about being happy (when you’re not). Power of Positivity.

Price, D. (2018, Mar. 23). Laziness does not exist: But unseen barriers do. Human Parts by Medium.

Schwartz, A. (2017, Jan. 20). Boundaries and the self–Dr. Arielle Schwartz. Arielle Schwartz, PhD.

Silva-Braga, B. (2017, Aug. 12). Inside New York City’s adventure playground, where kids make the rules. CBS News.


Lansbury, J. (2018, May 1). Getting dressed is a daily struggle [Audio podcast episode]. In Respectful Parenting. JLML Press.

Tremonti, A. M. (2019, Feb. 18). Parenting throughout history could be weird, and downright dangerous: author [Audio podcast episode]. In The Current. CBC Radio.

Vollenweider, S., & Graham, B. (2020, Jan. 9). Maria Montessori (No. 9) [Audio podcast episode]. In The History Chicks. Wondery.