Self-review - do you cringe or do you smile when you hear this jargon? Is it something you need to do to tick the necessary boxes or is it something you find important as a tool to stay true to yourself and shine a light on the things that matter most to you or your team?
Dr Emmi Pikler knew the significance of an aware adult - "It is not just about technique but how I am with myself" This quote is very poignant. It can help us reflect on 'how' we are with children's sadness and anger. Do we allow the child to ride the wave of ‘e-motion’ and experience the real feelings without distracting them or stopping them due to our own discomfort? Do we stay present? Or are we too busy fixing it, sorting it, making peace