5 Ways to Start Respectful Parenting with Your Toddler Today

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

3 Misconceptions About Montessori Parents

I have heard a lot of misconceptions about families who live a Montessori-inspired lifestyle with their children. If you don't know anything about Maria Montessori's philosophy and principles and you're going based off what you've "seen" or "heard" about Montessori families, I can't say that I blame you. You see this perfectly organized home and … Continue reading 3 Misconceptions About Montessori Parents

Caring for the Environment: The Watering Can

Care for the environment is an important component of the Montessori method, be it in the classroom or at home. To love and appreciate the Earth and it's beauty only gives a child a better understanding of who they are and helps them feel normalized. We have a lovely set of books at home that … Continue reading Caring for the Environment: The Watering Can

3 Investments to Make Toddler Meal Time a Success

I finally found a way for our family to take advantage of the quality time you usually get at meal times without your toddler wandering around the table and house at the same time. My daughter (finally) sits for our meals and actually enjoys this time with us. And man, did this take me a … Continue reading 3 Investments to Make Toddler Meal Time a Success