Getting Beyond the Babysitter Label

The other day, on a LinkedIn post, someone left this question in the comments: “Why do you need a four-year degree to be a babysitter?” I realize I’m naïve, but it still stuns me that people continue to think of early childhood professionals as babysitters! It just goes to show how little the average person…

What If We Took Control of Our 2021?

All over social media – and beyond – people are breathlessly counting down the days until the end of 2020. Like four-year-olds who engage in magical thinking, we’re imagining life will miraculously improve at the stroke of midnight on December 31st. And who could blame us? It’s been a singularly difficult year. I’ve never lived through…