The hardest thing to do as a mom is to learn to let go. You’ve held on tight for so long. It’s easy when they’re little to hold on tight, and it’s helpful to be the only one in control – in charge – of everything. But those babies grow into toddlers and then they… Read More Montessori Monday – Learning to Let Go – Teaching Your Child How to Be Independent
Although sometimes in today’s society it seems like they are, grace and courtesy are not a lost art. My kids still say yes ma’am, yes sir, please, thank you, and may I please. My sons hold the door for me when we walk in or out of somewhere, and my youngest opens the car door… Read More Montessori Monday: A Lesson in Grace and Courtesy – 5 Golden Phrases All Children Must Learn
Have you ever walked into someone’s house, knowing they have kids, and wondered how kids live there – or IF the kids actually do live there – because there are no signs of them? The house is perfect, not a speck of dust or a toy out of place – no toys even visible. No… Read More 5 Simple Tips on How to Implement the Montessori Method at Home for Newbies
There is a buzz in the early childhood education world that sometimes, though not as frequently as it should, spills over into the primary education world. In our house, my husband playfully calls it “The ‘M’ Word” because he knows that the moment someone speaks this word to me, a very excited conversation erupts and… Read More Montessori Monday: An Introduction to Why Montessori Education is the Only Preschool Education You Need
Time flies – I have heard that phrase but never stopped to actually consider it – nor believe it. Until now. Here we are already tiptoeing towards Back-To-School. 2 weeks from today, actually, my kids will enter those school doors and the craziness of our busy schedules will once again ensue. If you’re like me… Read More Why Montessori-Inspired Family Command Centers Are a Must-Have for Busy Families!