Montessori Mondays, Practical Life

Montessori Monday – Learning to Let Go – Teaching Your Child How to Be Independent

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

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Montessori Monday: A Lesson in Grace and Courtesy – 5 Golden Phrases All Children Must Learn

 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

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Montessori Monday: An Introduction to Why Montessori Education is the Only Preschool Education You Need

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