Montessori Parenting

Montessori parenting is a parenting style that aligns with gentle parenting, Attachment Theory, and many aspects of RIE. Here is a compilation of Montessori parenting articles.

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How Montessori Promotes Problem Solving Skills for Kids

How does Montessori promote problem solving skills for kids? Problem solving is an essential skill that we all need for a successful life. We use problem solving daily at home and at work. Unfortunately, problem solving is something many kids (and adults!) struggle with. In this post, we’ll discuss how problem solving skills for kids …

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How to Teach Kids Empathy: A Montessori Perspective

In this article, you will learn about social and emotional learning and how it relates to the development of empathy. You will also learn how to teach kids empathy the Montessori way. At the end of the article, you will get recommendations on empathy building books to read with your child. We all want our …

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Children’s Cooking Utensils: Master List of Montessori Cooking Tools

If you are looking to get started with Montessori in your home, there is no better place than Practical Life activities right in your kitchen. Before you get started, though, you are going to need some children’s cooking utensils. You may be wondering why small size cooking utensils are preferable over the ones you have …

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The Ultimate List of Famous Montessori Graduates

Whether the Montessori method is right or wrong for your child, it’s hard to deny that its alumni have gone on to accomplish some pretty impressive things. Check out these famous Montessori graduates, from world leaders to best-selling authors, business moguls, and even Academy Award winners. “I like the Montessori method…it teaches through play. It …

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Montessori Potty Training 101: Tips, Tricks, and Book Recommendations

In this article, you will learn what Montessori potty training is and how you know your child is ready for this process. You will also learn how to prepare your child’s potty learning environment and get book recommendations for yourself and your child. Montessori potty training 101 No discussion of parenting a toddler is complete …

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10 Ways to Implement a Montessori Parenting Style

Montessori is not just for the classroom anymore. It is absolutely possible to bring a Montessori parenting style into your home. In this article, you will find 10 ways you can incorporate Montessori into your parenting. From respect to discipline, learn how you can spread the seeds of Montessori into the world by raising your …

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The Montessori Learning Tower: Why You Need One and Which Is The Best

If you have heard of Montessori, you have likely heard about the Montessori learning tower. This very neat furniture item is a mainstay in many Montessori homes. Why should you get one, though? When should you get a learning tower? What is the best brand of learning tower? What about safety? There are so many …

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Tips for Implementing Montessori When You Are On a Budget

With the price of Montessori education being what it is, many parents and caregivers are choosing to implement Montessori techniques in their homes. Is it possible to do Montessori on a budget, though? In this article, you will learn about the how to bring the heart of Montessori into your home. On any budget. You …

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How Montessori Promotes Creativity in Children

In this article you will learn why creativity is important and how Montessori encourages creative development. By the end of the article, you will have a better understanding of how Montessori classroom areas and Montessori materials promote creativity instead of stifling it, which is a common misconception. Why creativity is important Definition of creativity from …

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Natural and Logical Consequences: What’s the Difference and Which One is Montessori-aligned?

Behavior and discipline are very common topics of debate among parents. There are a number of techniques and methods that parents can choose from implementing discipline in their homes, however the two most gentle and Montessori-aligned methods are known as logical consequences and natural consequences. In this article, you will learn what both logical and …

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