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The Gift of Being Fully Present
July 7, 2020
Being mindful can increase mental and emotional well-being.
-Psychologist Elyssa Barbash, Ph.D.

Deb Curtis, in her well-loved book, Really Seeing Children, writes about the gift we can give children by leaving behind our adult distractions and being fully present with them. “The most useful way to see outside ourselves and our adult agenda,” she explains, “is to be aware of our own perspective as we relate to children and our work. Once we are aware of it, we can choose to put our adult agenda aside to really see children.”

In this challenging time where we are dealing with the stress of a global pandemic, it’s to be expected that adult worries tend to crowd our thinking. However, being able to intentionally release worry for a moment in order to become fully present with children might just be the best gift we can give not only children, but ourselves as well.

Really Seeing Children

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Deb Curtis, in her more than 40 years as an early childhood educator, has cultivated a reflective teaching practice devoted to really seeing children.

Through her collection of stories and photographs, learn to suspend your adult agenda to really see children's perspectives and the amazing ways they experience the world. Taking up this practice will bring joy and deeper understanding to your work and life and allow you to engage with children in a more meaningful teaching and learning process.

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