Hangout with kids in Lagos: Shodex Gardens

I have been asked by a new website www.hangoutnigeria.com to write about things to do with kids in Nigeria. This is the first post in this series. One of the things I miss about living abroad is the abundance of educational excursion options available to children… things like children’s museums, Read more…

Keeping it real

I think it’s great to see wonderful pictures of Montessori children working and concentrating. Sometimes it looks so perfect and can be intimidating. Today I wanted to show you what work/play sometimes looks like in our house so that you realize that yes, there are plenty moments of perfection but Read more…

Keeping it real

I think it’s great to see wonderful pictures of Montessori children working and concentrating. Sometimes it looks so perfect and can be intimidating. Today I wanted to show you what work/play sometimes looks like in our house so that you realize that yes, there are plenty moments of perfection but Read more…

Our Toddler Spaces: Living Room

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post about our toddler bedroom, we made recently made changes around our home to support our new toddler. Today I’m showing our toddler living space. I described our infant shelf set ups in our living room in this post and this post. I discussed the Read more…

Our Toddler Spaces: Living Room

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post about our toddler bedroom, we made recently made changes around our home to support our new toddler. Today I’m showing our toddler living space. I described our infant shelf set ups in our living room in this post and this post. I discussed the Read more…

Our Toddler Spaces: Bedroom

Because we are using the Montessori method, one that follows the child’s development, our environments change as the child changes. I showed our infant room and our living area for the infant stage. There were some tweaks along the way, but we made significant changes when he turned one. We Read more…

Our Toddler Spaces: Bedroom

Because we are using the Montessori method, one that follows the child’s development, our environments change as the child changes. I showed our infant room and our living area for the infant stage. There were some tweaks along the way, but we made significant changes when he turned one. We Read more…