Speaking parent to parent here, I know how tough it can be to do this job. Rewarding...but tough.
We all want the very best for our children and I believe that the Montessori principles for living and parenting go a long way to meeting the deep and authentic needs of childhood.
Read on to find out what you can do to create a Montessori Home Environment that calls your child to spontaneous, joyful work, and meets their inner needs in a real and meaningful way.
Five Things you can do for your child in
the 1st month of life
the 2nd month of life
the 3rd month of life
the 4th month of life
the 5th month of life
the 6th month of life
the 7th month of life
the 8th month of life
the 9th month of life
the 10th month of life
The Environment that you create for your child is one of the single most important tasks as a parent. Montessori works because the adult doesn't try to control the child - the adult controls the environment and in doing so, creates a physical space that helps the child learn to control himself.
Parenting approaches tend to make us feel like we are roping ourselves into a neat little box with a clearly defined boundary, and making sure we have no bits sticking out. I believe that the Montessori parenting approach frees one from the rules that define a philosophy because of one important characteristic...Montessori speaks to the true nature of the child. There are no hard and fast rules in Montessori, there are no Montessori police. If you parent in a Montessori way, you are following the true nature of your child. Read more on how Montessori and Attachment Parenting can find common ground...
The Montessori Approach to Discipline is one of the most asked questions I get from parents around the world. Find out about the basics of discipline in a Montessori Home.
There are three major Developmental Crises (or turning points or transition periods) in a child's infant and toddler years. By understanding what they are, you will better understand why your child behaves in the way they do, and will be able to work alongside them as a collaborator in their development.