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March 30, 2020

We are all reeling from the recent pandemic sweeping our globe. Schedules are changing, schools are switching to virtual learning and we are all adjusting to our new normal.

So what do we do with our Montessori kids? How can we help them navigate this big upheaval. 


November 18, 2019

Every parent has experienced the days where it feels like a nonstop Q&A session. Small children not only thrive on information, they are cataloging and building their inner encyclopedia of knowledge and experience to use for the rest of their life. Some days it feels l...

July 25, 2019

A new school year is almost here! Whether you are new to school or returning, it's an exciting time for your children. As your children explore a greater world, their exposure to differing situations, beliefs, and realities builds. These are the essential building bloc...

January 10, 2019

We're back! The second semester is here quicker than we expected (as usual). As we run into spring there is so much happening. Especially for our Kindergarten students. In this last "finishing" year of Primary there are so many things happening. This is the time of yea...

September 28, 2018

So, school is in full swing, the virtues lessons have started. Observation time and conferences are coming up. One of the things we hear a lot is that the children are not doing the same things at home that they are doing at school. Specifically, the very independent y...

August 20, 2018

I'm sure it's no surprise that children do the very best when their lives are consistent. For some of us, this is driven home by having a child who is extremely resistant to change, however minor. For some, it is when we realize that our child is completely different a...

August 6, 2018

It's school time again!! We can't wait to welcome everyone back. This summer was incredibly busy. We added some new faces to the classroom. Please take a minute to introduce yourself to our new families when you see them. 

As we get back into our normal routine, a coupl...

July 16, 2018

Don't get me wrong, being generous is definitely one of the many virtues we extol and practice in our environment. But sharing? Not so much. At least not in the way most people think of the word. 

We are surrounded daily by small humans learning the ropes of social inte...

April 4, 2018

In the nearly twenty years of eating lunch with children, I've seen a lot of meals. One year I had a child who would only eat spaghetti O's and gatorade. By the end of the year we had managed to introduce him to actual vegetables. Another child brought curry that was t...

March 5, 2018

Many years ago when I had small children a chance comment by a stranger changed how I talked to my kids. I was at the library, wrangling a VERY active two year old. As he darted out the door, I grabbed his hand and said "You have to hold my hand in around cars. Okay?"....

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