36. Mistakes are how we learn (The 80/20 Principle)
We've all made mistakes, this much is sure! In this episode, Susan and Lindsey break down The 80/20 Principle: the idea that no one is going to be perfect all of the time - so how can we learn to embrace our...View Episode
35. [Special Guest: Jill Erwich] What are you going to do with what's in front of you?
Joining Susan Caruso on the podcast today is Jill Erwich. Jill is a former Sunflower parent, and forever a member of the Sunflower community. Jill's daughter, Eleanor attended Sunflower programs from the age of 6...View Episode
34. Whose homework is this?
Today we're asking, "Whose homework is this?" The concept of homework is one that has steadily begun infiltrating the classroom at younger and younger ages. So, if it has to be a part of your lives, how can you as a...View Episode
33. "Did anyone throw up at school?" (Asking kids about their day)
“Did anyone throw up at school?” A well-timed zany question like this might just be your ticket to getting the real scoop on your child’s day. Join Susan Caruso and Lindsey Mills for this episode on the elusive art of...View Episode
32. [Special Guest: Elizabeth Licht] It changes everything when you can see them
As we welcome a brand new school year, we are also welcoming Season 2 of The Sunflower Bridge Podcast! To kick things off, Susan and Lindsey shared a conversation with the multifaceted Elizabeth Licht, an attorney and...View Episode
31. [Re-PLAY!] It's not a head thing, it's a heart thing (Part 2)
Last week, to mark our 30th episode, we resurfaced our second episode ever, a conversation about Sunflower Creative Arts’ core mission and inspiration. This week, we’re replaying Part 2 of that conversation! If you’re...View Episode
30. [Re-PLAY!] It's not a head thing, it's a heart thing (Part 1)
In honor of our 30th episode, today we’d like to resurface one of our very first episodes, a conversation about the core philosophy of Sunflower Creative Arts. We are so grateful to you for tuning in over these last...View Episode
29. Play first - lessons later!
This week, we expand on the idea put forth eloquently by the master painter, Pablo Picasso: “Every child is an artist - the problem is how to remain an artist when he grows up.” Who said you have to be formally...View Episode
28. Every child is an artist
At Sunflower Creative Arts, we believe everyone is born to create and express themselves through the Arts. Join Susan Caruso, founding director of Sunflower, and Lindsey Mills, co-creator of Sunflower Bridge, for a...View Episode
27. Change is the only constant
Join Susan and Lindsey as they discuss strategies for making your daily transitions just a little bit smoother. Learn how to apply the Sunflower Bridge framework (Time, Space, Permission and Language) to alleviate the...View Episode
26. [Seedling Interviews: Part 2] How many sleeps?
We're back with more amusing interviews with campers ages 3-7 attending Sunflower Creative Arts 2023 Seedlings Camp! The Sunflower Bridge Podcast is kindly sponsored by Switzer Musical Productions.View Episode
25. Time is relative
Have you ever noticed how when children celebrate a birthday, it seems like the very next week they are anticipating the next one? Time is a phenomenon we all experience, but the ways it can bend and change are...View Episode