Posted on 6.20.13 by Josette Luvmour
[Excerpt from J. Luvmour’s book in progress: Adult Development with children.
Due for release in 2014]
Let’s face it; life with children can be stressful. Resilience under stressful circumstances is not often easy to come by. Many parents feel that their own parents did not understand them, Read More >
Posted on 5.21.13 by Josette Luvmour
As part of my ongoing work, I try and keep current on the research others are doing in education. I recently came across a study that the University of Chicago did on what makes a successful school. After 15 years of research on schools, the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Read More >
Posted on 4.11.13 by Ba Luvmour
This blog focuses on the Goal #4 of Summa Academy— An enriched— never diminished—ability to find joy and wonder in themselves, the world, and people around them.
How does joy arise?
When we are respected we know joy. When our gifts are appreciated we know joy. When there is opportunity to Read More >
Posted on 3.4.13 by Josette Luvmour
I was in the process of writing a section about Natural Learning Relationships (NLR) for my book on how adults grow by nurturing children’s developmental needs. I realized that this chapter segment on how NLR came about would make a good blog post for those following the Summa story. So here Read More >
Posted on 11.13.12 by Ba Luvmour
Three times a year I teach a one credit graduate course at Portland State University. Courses vary though all of them use Natural Learning Relationships as the foundation. Teachers, school guidance counselors and therapists have all attended courses ranging from Relationships with Middle Read More >
Posted on 10.29.12 by Ba Luvmour
So I am reading the enchanting book Frog and Toad Together to 3 year old Naomi and 6 year old Ruby. It has five chapters and they are following closely. The chapter in which Toad writes a list and then loses it and so loses the thread of his day gets a smile and a nod of understanding. In “The Read More >