Quote of the Month

"Monster" by Vincent K.
Age 6, California, USA
Global Children's Art Gallery


"For many years I have been asking myself why intelligent children act unintelligently at school. The simple answer is, because they're scared."

- John Holt,
How Children Fail



"As long as the child will be trained not by love, but by fear, so long will humanity live not by justice, but by force. As long as the child will be ruled by the educator's threat and by the father's rod, so long will mankind be dominated by the policeman's club, by fear of jail, and by panic of invasion by armies and navies."

Boris Sidis,
Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1919



"The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see."

- Alexandra K. Trenfor



"A baby's need for his mother's loving presence is as basic as his need for food."

- The La Leche League International,
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding


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