Saying Good-bye

Dear Parents, As the school year comes to a close, I am warmed by the joy and glee I saw on the faces of our children as they prepare for their ending celebrations and draw their year of work and learning to a close. This year, the children came together and discussed and thought about […]

When your child gets hurt by another child

“What do you do when a child hits another child?” Recently, a parent of an applicant asked this question on a tour of Greenhouse. I began by explaining that we see these moments—tussling over a truck, knocking over someone’s building, hitting another child who took your crayons—as an opportunity to teach prosocial behaviors.  I explained […]

Fall Happenings Around Greenhouse

Each fall, the calendar is full of events to give members of Columbia Greenhouse the opportunity to make connections and get to know one another. The Apple Day Bake Sale is a long time tradition of Greenhouse. This year we didn’t let a little thing like a weather forecast stop us! Lucky for all, the […]