More often than not, parents believe that it is their job to control and manage their children’s emotions. I beg to differ. The importance is how we show up and how we model managing our own emotions especially when children push our buttons. Before I share a few tips that have worked for me and […]
Returning from a 30-day digital detox was harder than I could’ve ever imagined. For a whole month, I committed to being completely off social media. It was challenging at first, as re-programing any habits are, but so well worth the effort in the end. For a whole month, I took every single social media app […]
What does self-care look like to you? For me, it’s creating an intentional 30-day digital detox. Care to join me? We will have to wait to share once it’s over… #30daysdigitaldetox I’m flying to Paris (my second home), in a few days, spending a month catching up with friends and family in Europe. During that […]
How could I have known, that 7 years later I would be standing on the Red Square in Moscow? We met the first day of our Assistant to Infancy Montessori training in San Diego. Then again, in Amsterdam, not knowing the other one would be attending the Annual General Meeting of the Association Montessori Internationale […]
A life well lived, Maria Montessori. An amazing interactive timeline of Maria Montessori’s life and the method that holds her name. Maria and Mario Montessori visiting with children. “I did not invent a method of education, I simply gave some little children a chance to live”. ~ Maria Montessori This interactive timeline was created by […]
What is it, why do I like them and when* are they appropriate for children? Colored Discs On Colored Dowel, found were Montessori toys are sold. This photo was taken in one of the LePort Montessori School, where I have been giving my Guided by Baby talks. These three colored pegs help the child with visual discrimination and eye […]
I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Elizabeth Caliva from LezBeMommies radio, on the ways we can create spaces in our homes for our children to thrive. Enjoy and please let me know what you think.
What is it, why do I like them and when* are they appropriate for children? Four nuts and bolts of different sizes bought at a local hardware store, placed in a small basket. Used to refine fine-motor skills and eye hand coordination. 24 mos. + Beautiful porcelain bowls seen at a local store, good for […]
I was fortunate enough to visit three schools during an organized tour at the 27 International Montessori Congress, and an additional one on my own while in Portland. A long line of yellow school buses loaded up curious adults that had traveled from all corners of the world. A volunteer welcomed us and informed us […]
Montessori Learning Environment for Baby. Episode 62. It was an honor and so much fun to be invited by Sunny and Johner from New Mommy Media to do a podcast for Parent Savers about bringing the principles of Montesori into the home. Please enjoy and know that your feedback and questions are always welcomed.