Toileting is a collaboration process. The goal is to make the process as natural and seamless as possible. Making the time and having the patience is often the biggest challenge for parents. This process is not a quick fix, nor can it be done in a day. With any new learning process, consistency in handling, repetition, and time allows this to be a lasting skill. We must acknowledge that every time we ask a child to use the toilet, it may be a 30-minute process. The more relax
Kids are fast pace learners and the way we learn during our first six years of life is very different from the way we learn later in life. Young brains act like a sponge, effortlessly soaking with impressions and information. To characterize this crucial developmental stage of learning, Maria Montessori named this period the absorbent mind. Understanding the absorbent mind is a key part of the Montessori method and one of the most interesting aspects of a Montessori education
Grounding in the present moment and honestly listening to your child's need is probably the most efficient way to handle temper tantrums.
Temper tantrums are a natural component of a child's emotional development affecting children between 18 months and 4 years of age. When your child is tired, irritated, frustrated, hungry or experiencing an emotion that he/she still can't express verbally, a temper tantrum can at times occur as a result. Setting healthy habits and clear b
Every afternoon in our All Day Montessori program, our kids love to spend time preparing food together. As we enter the Fall season, pumpkins are back to the menu, and the buzz around Halloween spreads as the kids get excited to celebrate the season. We've been baking pumpkin muffins together in our classroom. This easy to prepare recipe is a great way to spend time cooking with your child at home and learn about spices like vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves. Ingr