My first encounter with Montessori was a classroom observation. I was captivated by this little children who would work independently on a material and then stand up, push in their chair and return the material before selecting another one. I had to know more. It is for the reason that I’m always tickled when guests … More 5 Montessori Principles that Encourage your Child to Clean Up
I was just looking at Amazon deals and saw that some of our favorite puzzles, as well as others on our wishlist are on sale today. I thought I’d share incase you’d like to join my shopping spree. 18-24 months+ Vehicle puzzle – This was a FAVE with the toddlers in my class Fishing puzzle … More Some of Our Favorite Puzzles are on Sale Today!!!
An online Montessori course for parents navigating the toddler years. The course will help you gain a deeper understanding of your toddler by looking and his developmental needs and then provide you will tools to support him using the Montessori philosophy. Price: $199 A lot of popular opinion about toddlers seem to be negative. There … More Understanding and Supporting the Toddler
“Each class was like opening a new world of knowledge, (it) also motivated and inspired us to start from wherever we are/were and start putting things in place. I would say the course left me very enlightened and prepared” – Obiamaka (Nigeria) COURSE CONTENT Week 1: Understanding Montessori – Your child’s needs and tendencies Week 2: … More Understanding and Supporting your Infant Course
My favorite way to practice Montessori at home is to cook with my children. I have written a lot about cooking with toddlers and its benefits. You can learn more about this and other ways to support your toddler at home by registering for the Toddler E-Course. Today, I want to share some of our favorite … More A Montessori Toddler in the Kitchen Essentials Guide
Welcoming a new child is a blessing that adds joy to the family but it is also a huge change for toddlers and other siblings. Preparing them for this change can make the transition go so much better and lead to a better sibling relationship in the long run. Solu was almost 19 months old … More 5 Montessori-Inspired Ways to Prepare your Toddler for a Sibling
After a lot of positive feedback on the infant course (Which is 25% Until the end of day November 30th) and a lot of requests for a toddler course, I am so excited to finally introduce the Understanding and Supporting your Toddler e-Course, an online Montessori course for parents navigating the toddler years. This course will … More Introducing Understanding and Supporting your Toddler e-Course & Cyber-Monday Deal
I have found it helpful to go back and look at the posts I did of Solu at different ages. I wish I had kept up with them and want to try to catch up if I can. I’ve decided to start where Metu is now. Some context… Metu was one month old and we and had just … More 20 Montessori at Home Activities at 20 Months
This is the fourth interview in the Exploring the Essence of Montessori Parenting Series. You can read the past interviews here. Today’s interview is with Mary Deans-Romero. I connected with Mary via the Facebook Montessori Teacher’s group. I am always interested so see how parents with multiple young children are applying Montessori at home because … More Exploring the Essence of Montessori Parenting – Mary Deans-Romero
It was Dr. Montessori’s birthday yesterday. Encountering her work has changed my life and I am constantly seeking to understand more. I want to share a beautiful passage by Renilde Montessori that I read at the Educateurs sans Frontieres assembly in Hyderabad. It speaks to Dr Montessori’s personality which can be hard to comprehend when you read … More Maria Montessori’s Joy!