Category Archives for Parenting

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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Montessori Parenting: Do I need to encourage my child to pretend play?

Montessori parenting: Do I need to encourage pretend play? Montessori is well-known to encourage children to have real experience and to participate in the daily activities, such as cooking, taking care

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A Montessori inspired Gifts list for Babies

As Christmas is fast approaching, I want to share with you a new series about Gifts. This week, I will focus on Gifts and Toys for babies. Let’s not forget what you need as parents.  Ultimate Montessori

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How to discipline the Montessori way

Do you have an active toddler or a strong-willed pre-schooler? Are you wondering how to guide your child, how to help your child to begin to control her impulses or to respect some “necessary “rules? Montessori

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How to help my child on their first day of school or nursery

  As September is fast approaching, parents often wonder how the first day in school will be for their child. In this blog post, I wanted to share tips with you about the first day in school. And, reassure

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100 self-care ideas that will make you a better parent

The importance of self-care for parents and even more for mothers! When we become parents, the idea of self-care might seem like a distant memory. Something that we remember doing before we had children. Now

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Montessori Parenting – are your ready for the teenage years?

My first born is reaching the doors of the third plane of development, aka “the adolescence”. How did that happen? My daughter is 10 and a half and has started to “change”. I have

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8 proven ways to foster a happy sibling relationship

My children are 6 and 10 and I can confidently say that they love each other, most of the time. I have a brother and I can sadly say that we grew up, being jealous of each other, competing with each other

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Montessori Parenting: 13 tips to reduce and manage screen time

In the series of posts about “Simplicity Parenting”, here is how to reduce your child’s screen time. Many parents are more and more aware of the dangers of over-exposure to screen time. In our

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10 things I didn’t do with Montessori

Montessori at home, Montessori as a parent is not a follow step by step process or a do it all or nothing. Often, parents tell me “I’m not fully Montessori”, or I didn’t do this

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