Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives 2022 – Why I am skipping old age and heading into my second childhood by Sally Cronin

Staying young is they key to happiness and a long life. As Sally says, head into your second childhood. She is spot on! Children are sunbeams, and we need to become children once again. Thank you, Sally!

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This post was first published on the wonderful Sue Vincent’s blog in 2018 and four years later I can honestly say that I am enjoying my Second Childhood in most repects. A little slower maybe and not quite as fearless as the first time around, but I do believe that however much time you may have in front of you, it should be fully embraced and celebrated.

Sally aged 7 years old – looking forward and not back

Why I am skipping Old Age and embarking on my Second Childhood instead.

I have researched the delights of Old Age rigorously, in an effort to determine if I want to actually accept the title. I looked after my mother for several years in her late 80s to her mid-90s, and I would say that she was young at heart until dementia robbed her of that at age 92.

She said that…

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About Jennie

I have been teaching preschool for over thirty years. This is my passion. I believe that children have a voice, and that is the catalyst to enhance or even change the learning experience. Emergent curriculum opens young minds. It's the little things that happen in the classroom that are most important and exciting. That's what I write about. I am highlighted in the the new edition of Jim Trelease's bestselling book, "The Read-Aloud Handbook" because of my reading to children. My class has designed quilts that hang as permanent displays at both the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia, and the Fisher House at the Boston VA Hospital.
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28 Responses to Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives 2022 – Why I am skipping old age and heading into my second childhood by Sally Cronin

  1. I’m ready for my second childhood now.

  2. petespringerauthor says:

    Attitude is everything. I’ve been around people much younger than me who act old and those who are older than me but act young. I’m determined to be part of that 2nd group.

  3. Yes absolutely true and our attitude is everything and how we take things in our hands. A lovely post

  4. Thanks very much for reblogging Jennie and have an amazing weekend. ♥

  5. beetleypete says:

    Shared on Twitter for you and Sally, Jennie.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  6. Darlene says:

    I love this post too. It certainly speaks to me. I have no intention of growing up. Ever!!

  7. I love Sally’s stories allover. Thanks for the reminder, Jennie! xx Michael

  8. Norah says:

    Thanks for sharing here, Jennie.

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