Aspirations

We want children, and adults that support them, to experience:

Autonomy

I have a sense of my own independence and uniqueness.

Appreciation

I feel respected and valued for who I am – and respect others.

Agency

My choices have meaning/significance, and I am able to make decisions that impact me.

Achievement

I have opportunities and am encouraged to work at my highest and best level.

Attachment

I have relationships in all aspects of my life for which I care, and by which I am cared for.

Altruism

I have the means/opportunities to express my caring for others through specific acts/attitudes.

Adventure

I have opportunities to exercise curiosity and am encouraged to try new experiences /ideas.

Aliveness

I am filled with vitality, play, a sense of being alive!

Awe

I feel wonder, peace and connection with the world around me.