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Positive Discipline with Whole.Child.Home

Hear from Blanca via @whole.child.home about how she uses Positive Discipline with her toddler at home. Rally her expertise as a Licensed Professional Counselor!

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A Montessori Framework for Discipline

Is there a Montessori approach to discipline? What practices do Montessori guides employ in our classrooms, and is it practical and effective for parents to implement at home?

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Montessori: 150 Years Young and Still Changing Lives

On Dr. Maria Montessori's 150th birthday, one parent shares how Montessori's work is more relevant than ever, offering meaningful solutions to the gaps that still exist across childhood development and mainstream education.

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Back to School: Coming Together in New Ways

Fall 2020 has been full of challenges for families to navigate, but there's also a lot of resilience and growth to be found from change. Hear from a few of our own parents on how they've adapted for this school year!

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Multi-Age Classrooms—A Hallmark of Montessori

One of the first things you notice when you walk into a Montessori school is that the classrooms are not divided by age. In a Montessori classroom, you will see children of different ages working together and socializing happily.

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Understanding Temper Tantrums: Part 1 of 2

Ask anyone, parent or not, whether they know what a “temper tantrum” is, or what the “terrible twos” are, and you can bet that they have no trouble picturing a toddler meltdown at a playground, a grocery store, or an airport.

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Addressing Temper Tantrums: Part 2 of 2

If you're trying to figure out how to avoid temper tantrums, we'd love to help! Though the occasional meltdown during early childhood is inevitable, you can understand what causes tantrums, learn how to prevent them, and how to deal with them.

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