All posts by Carine Robin

Montessori baby – the topponcino

Until recently, unless you were a Montessori teacher with an AMI training for birth to 3, you would probably never have heard of the topponcino.When I had my first child, I had no clue what it was. Even

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Children’s mental health – some resources

Here in the UK, it is "children mental health week". Place2Be launched the first ever Children’s Mental Health Week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s

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The Spiritual embryo – A chapter from the Absorbent mind

Maria Montessori introduces the concept of “spiritual embryo” explaining that the newborn has to do a psychological work as the embryo did a physical work. She insists on the word “formative” and

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Montessori Parenting: do we need to teach our child to share?

We often hear that “sharing is caring”.Do we have to teach our children to share?What is the Montessori point of view about sharing?Here is what Maria Montessori wrote In The Secret of Childhood:“He

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Montessori read and write: the sound game

Many parents are eager to teach their child to read and write. If you are already familiar with the Montessori method, you may have purchased the Sandpaper letter and you would like to know how to

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One off boxes & past boxes

Here, you can find our past boxes: We have only a few past boxes to sell every month. This is the perfect option if you want to try the box without a subscription or if you want to offer the box as a gift.   The

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Montessori Parenting Conference

We need a village to raise a child – African proverb I invite you to our Montessori village!   To be invited, join my newsletter here. I will send you all the links, interviews and resources

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How to Simplify Christmas?

Christmas or any other celebrations can be an overwhelming time. We are caught in a spiral of must do and we want to create a magical time for our children, sometimes at great costs: energy costs, money

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