Carol Garhart Mooney has been an early childhood professional for more than 40 years. She is also the author of Theories of Childhood, Second Edition, Theories of Attachment, Use Your Words, and Swinging Pendulums.
Garhart Mooney's clear, cogent voice calls on us to forward the profession by defining the thoeretical knowledge required to be in the field of early childhood education. This book will inspire everyone from new teachers in training to elders in the field to have deep and thoughful discussion about what it means to practice as an early childhood educator. It is a must read for those of use who want to take ownership of defining our work and to fight for the respect and wages we deserve.--Beth Menninga, Center for Early Education and Development, University of Minnesota