Monday, May 23, 2011

A Tribute to The Early Childhood Educator

Here is a tribute to the Early Childhood Educator.
The hopelessly optimistic.
The peace maker.
The negotiator.


The round peg in the square hole.
The one who will always see things differently.
And welcomes spontaneity.



Parents  love them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them.
About the only thing you can't do is ignore them.
Because they change things.
They push the human race forward.


And while some may see them as those square pegs,
many see genius.


Because the people who are unique enough to think
they can change the world,
Are the ones who often do.

~Adapted by Barbra The Bloggess from Apple 1997 (Ad)

5 comments:

Sherry and Donna said...

What wise words and a lovely tribute! I Love the line that says ... "Parents love them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them." SO true!
Donna :) :)

jenny said...

Aww, that is so lovely :)

Barbra 'the Bloggess' Stephens said...

Thank you Jenny, Sherry & Donna! :)

Mars said...

Hi Barbra! It's Mars. I hope you still remember!!! I've been missing this! Past year was such a whirlwind! Reason: I opened my own Montessori pre-school!!!

I love this post! Saw it on a particularly rough day. Truly, inspiration springs eternal!

Barbra 'the Bloggess' Stephens said...

Mars! Goodness Gravy of course I remember you! You were my second follower when I first started blogging!
Oh Congratulations! How exciting! Wow!