Category Archives for Parenting

How to help your child settle into school

Has your child started preschool or school this September? The first year in a school can be an exciting moment but it can also be stressful especially if your little one doesn't go with joy. It is

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The most important emotional five a day for children

Years ago, when the campaign to encourage people to eat 5 fruits and vegetable went around, somebody did an emotional version of those 5 a day for children. I couldn't remember who did it but ever

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Montessori tips: how to get your child to brush their teeth

As soon as your baby has a tooth, it’s important to start brushing teeth to provide the foundation for a healthy mouth. It is also recommended to keep helping your child brush their teeth until they

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Montessori Parenting: What to say instead of “Say sorry”

Do you find yourself asking your child to say "Sorry" if they have done something wrong, such as hurting another child or break something?It's easy for a child to parrot "sorry" when you ask them. They

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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs applied to Montessori

What is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs? It is a theory of motivation, proposed in 1943, which states that five categories of human needs dictate an individual's behavior. We have to fulfill our basic needs,

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Montessori Gifts for parents!

Do you offer yourself a gift? For your birthday or Christmas? Do you ask your other half, your family to pick a gift from a well-chosen list?Or are you like me, prioritizing your children, your partner,

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A Montessori approach to clean-up time!

We know that Montessori is all about order. We know that children have a sense of order. The Montessori classroom is an orderly environment where every activity has its place. Montessori teachers

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Don’t do those 3 Montessori mistakes!

3 Common mistakes parents make when implementing MontessoriIf you are new to Montessori, you might be doing those “mistakes”.Montessori has become very popular and has become synonymous with many trends

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My biggest Montessori learning curve

What is your biggest Montessori learning curve?Why do we start Montessori and what do we learn along the way...⁠⁠⁠I don't think there are any wrong reasons to start applying Montessori at home. We

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