Early childhood authors that offer great insights and information (just click their names below):

Janet Lansbury

Janet Lansbury is my favorite source for respectful caregiving guidance. She is a proponent of RIE and while most of her articles deal with infants and toddlers, the RIE philosophy can be generalized to young children as well.

Tom Hobson

Teacher Tom runs the Woodland Park Cooperative in Seattle.  A true champion of the play-based philosophy, he writes about his insights into teaching preschoolers and reminds us all how to tune in to children's need for real childhood.

Amanda Morgan

Amanda Morgan write the Not Just Cute blog and offers a lot of information on some of your most important parent and teaching questions.

Alfie Kohn

Alfie Kohn leads the progressive education movement with research-based strategies for creating lifelong learners. His articles cover motivation, grade-based education, and many other topics relating to the kinder years.

Cheryl Cooper

Cheryl Cooper is the author of the Teaching 2- and 3-year olds blog. Simple activities for children coupled with posts about child development.

Bev Bos

A personal hero of mine. A spokesperson for childhood. A legend of her time. Bev Bos has inspired many to keep childhood sacred despite pressures toward academics and electronics.