Month: May 2019

Living Arts Weekly: Getting Real

May 19, 2019 I have often called attention to the fact that walking through the streets in the Middle Ages was a different experience from nowadays. Right and left, there were house facades that were built out of what the soul felt and thought. Every key, every lock, carried the imprint of the person who …

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Living Arts Weekly: Mother

May 12, 2019 Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.  – Linda Wooten Happy Mother’s Day to all!  Kerry Ingram, LifeWays board member and founder of Mothering Arts, posed a question last year that I have been thinking about a lot lately.  …

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Thank you for being an agent of change in early childhood!

Dear LifeWays Friends, A recent study from the University of Virginia compared kindergarten teachers’ expectations for their students in 1998 to today. The differences were striking. In 1998, 31% of teachers thought that kindergarten students should be able to read by the end of the year. By 2014, that figure was 80%. Overall, the researchers …

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