2 weeks ago
Photos from RIE Bred's post

Oldies but goodies. When you need to do the research this is where I go.

3 weeks ago

RIE Bred play space. Be as creative as you want. Pieces from a puzzle create a fun cozy corner. Extra puzzle pieces in the colander.

1 month ago
Engaging in Your Child's Play Without Interrupting - Janet Lansbury


Golden nuggets from Janet Lansbury.

A parent hopes to encourage her 21-month old’s self-directed play by sitting with her in her play area observing, “ready to respond if she engages with me.” Lately, she says, her daughter has ... See more

1 month ago

RIE Bred Play Space.
Safe & Cozy.

2 months ago

Rolling, finding balance.

2 months ago
When To Wean The Baby

A wonderful article from Hand in Hand Parenting on weaning with compassion.


How do you know when to wean your child? When you ask your friends and family when to wean, you’ll get advice that ranges from “Any time you want after the first few months,” to “Your child ... See more

2 months ago
Photos from RIE Bred's post

A few of my favorite things. Inexpensive “toys” (kitchen items) you can use over time.

2 months ago
Teacher Tom

We live in an era of adult intervention. The prevailing idea of parenting or teaching or babysitting is that we must constantly be guiding or teaching or correcting, that sitting and watching is ... See more