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10 Montessori Principles for parents

How Montessori is relevant to parents?⁠⠀⁠⠀Montessori was first a "method of education". Although Maria Montessori didn't want to call her observations a method per se. For her, she had only uncovered

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I say No to the Montessori shelfie

Why I say No to the Montessori shelfie, aka taking a picture for your Social Media of what is your Montessori shelf. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Carine - Montessori

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Do toddlers need “Montessori” shelf work?

Do you have a toddler who ignores the Montessori friendly work and activities you have set up on his shelf?Let me tell you that it is normal!The concept of the Montessori shelf comes from the Montessori

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Montessori alternatives to praise

Do you say "good boy", "well done" or "good job" to your children? Do you remember your parents and teachers praising you? Is there a Montessori way to praise? In this blog post, we will talk about the

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Montessori Parenting: How to deal with an after-school meltdown?

Do you have a child who has a meltdown after-school or when back from a nursery?⁠After so many months at home, this school year is not like any other. But no matter the circumstances, it's very common

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Montessori Parenting – Saying No the Montessori way

Is there a Montessori way to say NO to children?When parents discover Montessori, they understand that it is about giving freedom and independence to their children. So when it comes to discipline the

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Starting school tips with Sarah Ockwell-Smith, gentle parenting expert

Today, I am delighted to chat with Sarah Ockwell-Smith who is well-known as the Gentle Parenting expert here in the UK.Years ago, when I had my second child, I was determined to feel more confident in

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Montessori aligned Potty training books for children

The weather is beautiful here in the UK and it seems that every parent has decided to potty train their child!I have a blog post with plenty of info about how to develop toilet awareness in your child. And

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Montessori parenting: ideas for the child who likes to throw!

One of the most common questions in my Gentle Discipline course is this one:“How do you stop a child from throwing food from his highchair?”Throwing is a powerful need for young toddlers.Toddlers

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