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Mother who beat 4-year-old to death on his birthday sentenced to 35 years in prison

CHICAGO – A woman convicted of fatally beating her son on his fourth birthday was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday, according to the… 116 more words


The Value of Pretend Play -- a Montessorian's Perspective

As a blogger/social media presence, I occasionally get nasty comments directed toward me and my way of doing Montessori.  One thing that we do in our Montessori family that others have attacked me for is allowing pretend play.   784 more words


Is he ready? Am I ready?

So the question I’ve been constantly asking myself – is he ready? Ollie is turning 4 years old at the end of June and what a life changing rollercoaster of emotions it’s been! 344 more words

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An insight into the wardrobe of a 4 year old....

To finish off the blog posts about my niece in a round about way I thought i would give an insight into some of the outfits she has in her wardrobe (i say wardrobe to make it seem cool when in fact it’s under bed draws) and some of the outfits she wears. 1,030 more words


How to Teach Music Notation the Montessori Way

The Montessori method of education teaches reading and writing by isolating each sound/symbol and allowing the child to manipulate them herself through the movable alphabet.  So why would we teach music any differently?   353 more words


Reading to 3-4 years old

As a new parent you freak out … is that true when my kid is not even recognising alphabets written individually (besides being sung in a song or shown all 26 alphabets together) then how can they start reading words?? 324 more words


Teaching Consonant Blends with the Montessori Blue Series

Last month I shared how we began reading with the Montessori Pink Series, so here’s the next step in our Montessori reading and writing journey:  the… 242 more words