It’s always interesting connecting with other care providers and learning about how they handle discipline and unwanted behaviors in their classroom. I’ve worked with children for a long time and some of the policies I’ve seen in centers or private daycares makes my hair stand on end. I thought I’d share my school’s policy in hopes of inspiring other programs to follow suit.
Being a Montessori parent can be hard. Many of us didn’t grow up in Montessori households so retraining our brain to live within the philosophy takes effort. It’s especially challenging when we’ve got to explain to non-Montessorians about some of our pillar parenting philosophies, like don’t praise or punish my child. Continue reading
While scrolling through my personal Facebook feed this morning, a question popped up on a breastfeeding group and I found myself drawn to it. Unfortunately, just as I finished typing my response one of the admins turned off commenting! The more I thought about the whole thing the more I just couldn’t let it go. So I’m sorry/congratulations. I’m sharing my thoughts here. Continue reading