Communicating I'm concerned by starting with saying exactly that--and some of my observations about using this phrase
How we can keep our calm and keep things (most importantly ourselves) under control with this Montessori tool
My discomfort with a famous recommended parenting phrase and the alternative I use instead when something needs to be stopped
4 steps I try to take to help me get through challenging moments. And some things on our Peace Table.
Math word problems (printable) and Montessori Math stories--The Four Strange Brothers and our own extension
A work to help remember poems; and Montessori principles to consider when making materials
Square numbers and motivation when feeling like we're back to square one
A simple, but purposeful Practical Life work for children using banana peels
Making nitrogen-rich fertilizer tea using weeds we pull out from the garden
How to start Montessori as in right now or how to Montessori On
What we did to balloons we saw at a big birthday party we were invited to
The beginnings of her fascination with the moon, spacecrafts, and astronauts.
For a child fascinated with bones, these are some interesting treasures.
The different clocks we have around the house and our daily rhythm at home
She loves serving drinks when we have visitors, so we're making fruit tea.
Meeting Henri Matisse and exploring one of his art styles: Cut-Outs
Our first alphabet work did not have any letters at all. Here's what we did instead.