A few months ago, I was blessed with the opportunity to learn about respectful parenting through books, podcasts, and lectures. I give the credit of my knowledge to Janet Lansbury (https://www.janetlansbury.com/) and Sophie from The Natural Montessorian (https://www.thenaturalmontessorian.co.uk/) Over the past few months, I've began implementing respectful parenting concepts and working hard to rewire my … Continue reading 5 Ways to Start Respectful Parenting with Your Toddler Today
So you're interested in a more Montessori-inspired lifestyle, but you feel like the sea of espresso-colored furniture and lack of space is holding you back. I mean, come on, have you seen the Montessori homes on Pinterest and Instagram? Quite breath-taking if I do say so myself. Do you feel discouraged enough to quit yet? … Continue reading Montessori Art Space Transformation
I bought our utility cart a few months ago with several ideas in mind, all pointing toward making it useful and purposeful for Mariam. In this post, I'm going to show you what items I have chosen to put in the cart and how Mariam is doing with retrieving and using the items. There are … Continue reading Toddler-Friendly Utility Cart
Before diving into this post, please note that this DIY IKEA Play Kitchen hack is not my idea. I learned about this wonderful idea from Theresa at Montessori in Real Life. Click HERE to learn about the toddler kitchen area she set up for her daughter, Dakota.- I've been meaning to set up a hand-washing … Continue reading Our Toddler Kitchen Set Up
You don't want all of your child's toys out, but you also don't want to keep only a few toys out for too long. Why and why? Have you noticed that when you put all of your child's toys out they pick certain toys up, put them down, and then proceed to pick up other … Continue reading Five Tips for Toy Rotation
Not only do we have to get our children ready to face the world each day, but we also want to look half decent before stepping out into society. If anyone has ever told you that getting ready with an active infant or toddler is easy, then they obviously don't have any kids of their … Continue reading What is your child doing while you get ready for the day?
My skin is ALWAYS dry, especially during the colder months. I am one of those girls who, when she wears foundation or powder, you can literally see the grains on her face because her skin is so dry and the foundation doesn't help! Every time the cold comes around, I start acting like my skin … Continue reading Winter Skin Essentials