Monthly Archives: October 2015

Montessori and Mindfulness

Recently, I did a presentation for parents regarding how important movement is for children.  While doing so it reminded me how we are helping the children to become mindful.  Mindfulness defined is being in the present moment with an awareness of oneself in relationship to others.  When we practice movement, the children are purposefully made aware of other people and objects, so that they

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Harmonic Development of Children

My goal as a parenting consultant is to assist parents by giving them tools to aid in the optimal development of their children. Children do not come with a guidebook or manual and they all differ from one another in so many ways. There are countless theories of how to raise children. Oftentimes parents resort to the same methods of child rearing that they

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Top Ten Montessori Principles

Dear Parents, Please enjoy these ideas to enhance your children’s education. You can easily apply these principles at home, just like we do in our school.  You will notice that your children will naturally enjoy learning and they will also be more cooperative with you when you pay attention to their specific needs and ways of learning. Each child is different, but the following

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