How far apart should I space my kids? When deciding to have more children, the question of optimal spacing often takes front and center. Most parents want their children close enough in age to be good friends, but spaced far … Continue reading How Long Should I Wait to Have Another Child?
How do I travel with my kids? Once again, a busy season of traveling is upon us! The question I see over and over again on social media, Montessori sites and non-Montessori sites alike, is “I am about to travel … Continue reading How to Limit Screens During Travel
Montessori activities for toddlers From the ages of 0-3, Montessori is all about Practical Life Activities. These activities not only foster independence and teach life skills, but they encourage the development of a child’s concentration and attention span. Dishwashing is … Continue reading How to Set Up a Dishwashing Station for Your Child
Montessori homeschooling: fantasy vs. reality I love looking at pictures online of those beautiful Montessori indoor spaces and the adorable children working hard at the material contained within them. Heck, I have posted these photos, myself. And it’s real. The children are working hard and the workspace looks amazing…for that moment in time. I’m sure some of these parents have just one child. Or maybe multiple children and help. Or maybe their children are older or spaced differently than my own. Or maybe they are just way better at this than I am. Or maybe they are doing exactly what … Continue reading Homeschooling Reality