Respectful Beginnings™ was founded by Lori Mohney, RIE® Associate. Lori has been in the early childhood education field for close to 20 years, including 10 years as a professional nanny. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Development.
Since 1997, Lori has been extensively studying and practicing Magda Gerber's Educaring® Approach. The Educaring® Approach encourages infants and adults to trust each other, learn to problem solve, and embrace their ability for self-discovery. The Approach fosters an infant's authentic sense of self, and lays a foundation for secure relationships, enduring curiosity, and lasting self-confidence.