Embrace Routine

The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. – Mike Murdock If someone would have told me years ago, when I was pregnant with my son, that I would plan my day so thoroughly and thrive on a routine as a mama. I probably would’ve rolled my eyes and politely smiled. I […]

Embrace Kindness

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” – Desmond Tutu While traveling home, my son, Benjamin and I pulled off the highway to stop for coffee and a treat. The local coffee shop wasn’t very busy and only had two young men […]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of Year

“The light in a child’s eyes is all it takes to make Christmas the most magical time of the year.” – Unknown Every year, when the Holidays roll around, I say to myself.. This year is my favorite year with our little ones. Their ages, their excitement, their overabundance of kindness.. it’s so special to witness […]

Embrace the Change of Seasons

“All the trees are losing their leaves, and not one of them is worried.” – Donald Miller Hello, Fall. Fall is here in Maine which means cooler temperatures, pumpkin flavored everything, fuzzy socks, local fairs, and obligatory pictures of adorable littles picking apples. We watch as families settle back into a school routine, beach toys are […]

Embrace New Beginnings

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Seneca I didn’t expect this day to come so soon. I find myself daydreaming about her first steps, her first belly laugh, her first sleepover at Nana’s house. When I sit on the floor and play with her now… I think about how she loved backing […]

Embrace Self-Care

“Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, you are worth the effort.” – Deborah Day Self-care is define as “care provided ‘for you, by you.’ It’s about identifying your own needs and taking steps to meet them. It is taking the time to do some […]

Embrace Nature and Outdoor Play

“Children are born naturalists. They explore the world with all of their senses, experiment in the environment, and communicate their discoveries to those around them.” – The Audubon Nature Preschool From expressing creativity, individuality, and imaginative play to running freely, bare-foot to making messes without the worry of dirtying the home… there are numerous reasons […]

Embracing Your Inner Child

“We nurture our creativity when we release our inner child. Let it run and roam free. It will take you on a brighter journey.” – Serina Hartwell Our “inner child” is the source of our vitality and creativity. The concept of our “inner child” is that deep within each of us, is the memory of […]

Embrace Forgiveness – Part 2

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi My eight-year-old son had an altercation at school last week that left us feeling deflated as a family. He came home from school with a swollen, bloody lip because a boy punched him in the face at recess. Remaining calm […]

Embracing Change in the New Year

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” – Charles Darwin Ah, change. Do you embrace this beautiful and inevitable constant in life: change? Without change… life is stale, limited, and minimal. Without change… there isn’t growth. Babies are born, littles turn into adults, […]

It takes a community

As the proverb illustrates, it takes a village to raise a child and for a small independent school it takes the thoughtful efforts and creative resources of the community to educate the village’s children.We are deeply grateful for your willingness to support our nature school, whether monetary, contributions of classroom supplies/equipment/furniture, kind words of encouragement, lifting our educators spirits with a special thank you, or your own unique offering. Your donation makes a difference and with your generosity and thoughtfulness, kidz go eco is a very special place for all the children that attend our school. We want to thank you for all your in kind support!