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What's On Our Bookshelf This Week- space, geography, tools, and more

Written by The Mom

In a Montessori-style home or school, toys are easily accessible and orderly for even the youngest children. While we don’t have a Montessori home, I included a Montessori-style bookshelf in our learning room so that the kids can have easy access to their current favorite things. 897 more words


A "yes" space: fostering independent play

(Photo via Arielle Calderon, Flickr CC)

Let me introduce you to a concept that has been a GAME CHANGER for our family:

A “yes” space for E. 1,254 more words


Cosmic Nesting Boxes

I first saw these here and thought it was a great idea but forgot about it until I saw them again.  The M&D nesting boxes aren’t very expensive on… 136 more words


Don't Panic if You Suspect Your Child is Dyslexic

At Tender Cradle School, one of our favourite principles when trying to encapsulate our approach to teaching is – “if a child can’t learn the way we teach, we should teach the way he or she learns”. 350 more words


We're Doing Preschool All Wrong, Says New Book

How We Are Setting Kids Up for Disaster in the Future, Crisis in Preschool Education:

Brought to You by Your Curated Information Blog, Create & Be Well… 278 more words

Tuesday there was more snow. Maybe an inch or two, not very much, but Nashville, you’re killing me. Snow means the 4 year old is out of school and I have both kids….all day. 861 more words


The Beginning

This little guy is due in August.  This is our story.

When we first found out that our family of two was becoming a family of three, it soon became obvious that with babies come a world of cheaply made, yet overpriced, cartoonish, light-up, talking, highly commercialized junk.   119 more words