EP 64: What Makes Your Child Unique? – Part 2 With Jeanne-Marie Paynel

What Makes Your Child Unique? part 2 with Jeanne-Marie Paynel

We all want to know how to best nurture our children. In this episode, I’m sharing some important laws of development that are guiding your child’s natural unfolding. Listen to part 2 of what makes your child unique.

Once you’ve listened come share your takeaways or ask your questions in your dedicated FB podcast group

What I Talked About

  • The 7 Universal Human Tendencies
    • Exploration 
    • Orientation
    • Order
    • Work 
    • Mathematical Mind
    • Social 
    • Spiritual
  • Understand the benefits of your child’s Absorbent Mind
  • What plane of development is your child in?
  • The four main sensitive periods children go through
  • The critical importance of the first six years for a healthy foundation

Things to Remember

“The brain before six is a sponge. Absorbing absolutely everything.”

“The absorbent mind is a beautiful tool that must be respected, nurtured, and protected as much as possible.”

– Jeanne-Marie Paynel

“It is the child’s way of learning. This is the path he follows. He learns everything without knowing he is learning it, and in doing so he passes little by little from the unconscious to the conscious, treading always in the paths of joy and love.”

“Our work as adults does not consist in teaching, but in helping the infant mind in the work of development.”

“The child is much more spiritually elevated than is usually supposed. He often suffers, not from too much work, but from work that is unworthy of him.”

– Dr. Maria Montessori

“Work is love made visible.” – Kahlil Gibran

Additional Resources

Ep 63: What Makes Your Child Unique

The Human Tendencies and Montessori Education Paperback by Mario M Montessori

The Absorbent Mind – Maria Montessori (1949)

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