A calendar of seasons for my time and place

Chris Corrigan

For various reason I identify much more with the Celtic calendar, which marks the year into six week blocks, like this: February 1 – Imbolc (“In the belly of the ewes”) which is the first day of spring and the new year. It’s a beautiful day on the south coast of British Columbia.

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Helping kids learning to move around confidently


Next to a lot of practice and scaffolding what helps here is learning to use calendars, schedules and alarms and smart organisation of the gear needed. Being able to move around without an adult is part of growing up. As the kids grow, their space also grows, from house and garden, to familiar spaces and parks, and then to the town, the country and the world.

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