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Guiding your family's Montessori journey.

Gifts for Your Baby

Here are some great gift ideas for your baby that might surprise you! These beautiful gifts that your baby will use to grow and learn are things that you'll want to save and share with future generations as well. Read More

Gifts for Your Toddler or Preschooler 

You might not want a pair of oven mitts for Christmas, but your toddler or preschooler probably does! Get a little insight into Montessori-style gifts that your toddler or preschooler will love.Read More

Discipline: Four Tips from the Montessori Perspective

What does supporting the development of your child's inner discipline look like in practice? It means discipline isn’t about taking something away; it’s about repeatedly teaching the child what to do instead, as well as illustrating and explaining the natural consequences of specific actions. Helping a child to develop inner discipline is an art and a science. To showcase this approach in action, here are four tips that illustrate different aspects of helping a child develop inner discipline. Read More

Re-imagining Discipline: The Montessori Way

The Montessori perspective on discipline is quite different from the typical, punitive understanding of the word. Learn to help your child develop inner discipline, Montessori-style, and start by understanding the difference between Montessori's approach and the typical approach to discipline. Read More

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