ACROSS ALL CULTURES, we find an essential humanity that is most visible in early childhood - a playful, intelligent and creative way of being. Early experience lasts a lifetime. It shapes our sense of self and how we see others; it also shapes our sense of what’s possible, our view of the world. The impressionable early years are the most vulnerable to family dynamics, cultural values, and planetary conditions. At this critical point, the needs of all children can offer a unifying ethic by which our world might reorder its priorities.

Child Honouring is a vision, an organising principle, and ...


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