My name is Petronella Maria Cross and I was born in Bulawayo to Godfrey Cross And Melta Cross neeWerrett. I am a single mother and I have 3 sons 1 daughter in law and a grand daughter. I am also a devout Catholic and an active member of Braeside Catholic Church. I have 3 older sisters and had a younger brother who is late. The primary school I attended was Barham Green primary and after I went to Founders High School for 2 years and then the finally two years at Morgan High. My work life has been varied with experience In several positions . However my passion to become a teacher was afforded to me later in life. I attained two training certificates to teach. The first is from Oasis, Zimbabwe and The second from ACE. I was the Nursery Head for the Arcadia Nursery School for 7 years where I reported to the Board. The ECD Centre called St Martin De Porres Early Learning Centre is where I am currently the Nursery Head Teacher. I will be looking at early stages of learning and developing of a child and why it is so important to have knowledge of how to motivate encourage and teach parents or guardian’s how to bring up tomorrows leader’s. In addition it helps children develop skills needed to become acceptable members in our communities.children need to be taught in a positive why to enable them to develop in all areas ie emotional, physical and social.