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Children's Center

Younger Toddlers - Philosophy

We believe that every child deserves to be treated with respect and cared for with wholehearted compassion for his or her best interests. We are dedicated to building a strong relationship with each child and their family in our nursery. It is our belief that through these intentional relationships young toddlers experience security and support.

We consider our work with young children to be a graceful dance between the child and the adult. The adult’s role in this dance is to provide predictable boundaries and the physical and emotional space for children to explore their environment autonomously.  The purposeful and simple environment we create avoids flooding the children with an overabundance of decisions and stimuli. The love that we share within our relationships increases opportunities for growth for all of us.