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About myworksmontessori

Interpret Montessori ~ Educate Parents ~ Inspire Children. We support Montessori schools, educate parents on the Montessori Method, provide at home lessons for parents & children and promote early childhood education http://www.myworksmontessori.com.

Perseverance

Perseverance Many of my friends are teachers.  Almost all of my friends are parents.  We talk a lot about education and how the system is struggling.  Some school districts have so much and others have so little in the way … Continue reading

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When Parenting Is Overwhelming!

“When you have a baby, you set off an explosion in your marriage, and when the dust settles, your marriage is different from what it was.  Not better, necessarily; not worse, necessarily; but different.   –  Nora Ephron (writer) At every stage … Continue reading

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A Time and A Place for Technology

It is true. Technology is here to stay and will only become more predominant with each passing year. Studies are working hard to justify the benefits of technology use for our youngest children claiming, “Children engage in high levels of … Continue reading

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When I was four years old my mom and I were walking to the grocery store…

Thinking back on being a kid I started to see a pattern. The moments I remembered most were while out in nature.  My Mom had a knack for creating these moments, whether she knew it at the time or not. … Continue reading

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Quick activities to do with your child

Parents often ask what they can be doing at home to encourage their child’s education. First, can we clarify what you should NOT be doing?  That would be any activity where a young child is expected to sit still for … Continue reading

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Letting Go.

I love the movie “Finding Nemo”.  So many wonderful messages for parents. My favorite moment is when Marlin (Nemo’s father) meets the sea turtles. These sea turtles have an extremely wise approach to parenting and if you ask me, they … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Observation: Discovering what you need

Observation. Montessori teachers are trained to observe and pay attention to what children need most – at any given time and on any given day.  We do this simply by taking the time to watch, and then take note. This … Continue reading

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