Our Home Tour
Nov 11, 2019

  I have used 3 simple ideas to set up our home for my daughter Emily, age 5. Here are the 3 big ideas: Love of learning Less is More Independence Let’s take a look at a few rooms in our house and see how these three big ideas have been used. The Playroom This … Continue reading “Our Home Tour”

Let’s Talk About Lunch
Aug 23, 2018

School is back in session here and we are back to the regular morning routine. In our last post, we shared some tips on creating a smoother morning schedule.  One of the suggestions detailed planning time in the nightly routine for preparing lunches. Having my children work along with me to prepare their lunch boxes … Continue reading “Let’s Talk About Lunch”

A Better Morning Routine
Aug 09, 2018

The final days of summer vacation have come and gone here at my house and my girls are excited to be back at school.  The idea of back-to-school and the return to a regular routine could have put a damper on those last lazy days, but thanks to some simple Montessori principles that I apply … Continue reading “A Better Morning Routine”

Toilet Awareness – Part 2
May 08, 2018

In Part 1 of our series on Toilet Awareness, we touched upon the preparation of the adult and the preparation of the environment. In this post, we are going to focus on the child. Many questions that parents have when discussing toileting begin with: When should one start? Look for the signs Every child is … Continue reading “Toilet Awareness – Part 2”