Early childhood teacher and parent. I am fascinated about many things, but my students and children are far more curious and responsive to their curiosity than I am. They fascinate me. Often, I stand aside and watch them engage with their world intently and joyfully. I strive to guide, protect, nurture, and encourage them as they do so. I sit back and reflect on my observations and what I learn from them about the world in which we all live. I document what they do and how they influence my thinking.