“Could/Should I let my daughter (2 years old) cry it all out to learn to calm by herself and “[tough] up”? Up to now, I’d always come to reassure her but she whines, yells and cries constantly for ridiculous reasons (cannot touch something that its too high and not for her, cannot close something…) and I’m tired. She’s stressing me out too so I’m thinking of just letting her be–what does montessori say? (I homeschool, breastfeed, and cosleep so this is ALL day)” – Lima
Ten super fun and super attainable works for your home or classroom. Some of these products I’ve purchased and wanted to share, and the other ones are great Instagram follows!
As a decent human being, certified Montessorian, mental health worker, parent, and seasoned teacher, I just want to take a moment to remind our beloved Montessori community that we actively stand for love, truth, peace, and tolerance.
This evening I went down to our local Hobby Lobby and spent (theoretically) $50.00 something on some work for my classroom. As I was walking through the aisles it dawned on me that this is an excellent home environment activity that you can present to your child to save you at least 15 minutes of uninterrupted time.
One of the most beneficial trainings I have ever received in my life was Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS). This was something mandated in my mental health position with the State of Oregon but is inherently Montessori at heart and 100% child applicable. Continue reading
Maria Montessori said, “the greatest sign of success for a teacher…is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist'”. This concept can deliver a pretty profound blow to the adults ego, especially when considering the atmosphere of a traditional childcare center. Continue reading