In the Montessori method of education, we frequently encourage children to grow and develop new skills through their practical lives at home. The simple task of washing windows with
A regular theme in my practice as a parenting coach, and in the Montessori method in general, is that of including your children in everyday household chores whenever possible.
It’s a simple sequence of steps that, as adults, we take for granted. But in the Montessori method, we understand there is great value for a child to learn
Other than telling your child to run outside and roll around in the grass, there may be no faster way to connect them with nature than through the beautiful and
Scrubbing a Potato by Jeanne Marie Paynel from voilamontessori.com As parents, sometimes we may find ourselves feeling more like short order cooks. Even worse, our hungry little customers might grate
Last summer I shared a useful travel activity to entertain your young child on a road trip or an airplane ride while simultaneously developing their motor skills and self-esteem: play
As a parenting mentor, I help show my clients how to facilitate their children’s independence, whether that means cleaning up after a play session or fixing a snack. This is