our blog

Guiding your family's Montessori journey, exploring the Parker Montessori lifestyle, and connecting our school community.

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!

Read More

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?

Read More

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.

Read More

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!

Read More

Montessori at Home: A Video Series

Has your family begun to implement the Family Framework at home? We are sharing some ideas from parents about how this can look in your home with DIY Montessori materials to workspace tours.

Read More

Emergency Childcare for Essential Workers

As families respond to the newest orders to slowly return back to work in some states, more workers will qualify for the Emergency Childcare for Essential Workers program. Learn more about how the program has already helped many families!

Read More

Q&A with Joel Mendes: The Prepared Environment At Home

One of the most popular questions parents have with our new Parent Concierge service is how to prepare their children's home spaces using Montessori's principles of a Prepared Environment. Joel Mendes of the Prepared Montessorian shares his tips!

Read More

Busy Work vs. Meaningful Work

Working to become a more prepared parent is not rooted in trying to achieve more than is possible, but it is rooted in optimism that – with a ton of grace – we can redirect what energy we do have to make the most of this situation we are in.

Read More

Limits and Boundaries for Working at Home With Your Child

Enforcing a week-day routine that is distinguishable from our weekend routine is essential, but I’ve realized that sticking to a new routine is only successful if I can identify the limits and boundaries that will bring consistency to our routine.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

T h a n k   Y o u !

Scroll to Top

Join our community and become a Guidepost family.

  • Enter your info below.
  • Select your child’s program.

How did you hear about us?