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Montessori

One day a few years ago my husband came home and said, "Why don't we put a mattress on the floor in the baby room? It'd be much more natural". "Never" was my reply. That's how our Montessori journey started. Since then we've been living, breathing and applying the philosophy at home day in and day out, starting from ourselves. Because educating children starts from the parents.

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6 year olds: they're on a bridge
Not yet big, not small anymore. Already big, but still small.
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What if we gave a gift?
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Two ways to solve sibling conflicts (only one works in the long term)
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Don't force children to do something they don't want to do
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Let's stop saying "be good" to a crying baby
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The pilot story (or why not to punish children's mistakes)
A very powerful story that Alex often tells the kids when they make a mistake.
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Wait for their answers
If you ask what happened, wait for the answers and don't make assumptions. Also, is it always necessary to ask?
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Montessori VS "the real world"
«I raise my children Montessori, but outside of our house "the real world" is anything but: what do I do?».
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Consent: workshop for kids
An activity about consent for sexual education at home
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Montessori express: change the sentences into positive
When you want your children to respect a rule, try to avoid negative sentences.
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Montessori express: everything is NOT fine
When a child cries, everything is not fine. Here's an alternative of what to say in those moments.
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My baby cries desperately in the car (15 months)
A mom asks me what to do with her son who cries in the car.
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Take care of the mother behind the woman
"I don't have time for myself": it's time to change this narrative!
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Montessori express: ask instead of correcting
A simple question that helps you stop correcting your children all the time.
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Montessori express: describe instead of criticising
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An example of how I practice empathy with my kids
Sometimes practical examples teach more than all the theory.
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How I show empathy to my children
The 8 best ways to show empathy to kids (and people in general)
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Happy 4th birthday, Emily
Emily's foyrth birthday will be one to remember.
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Montessori New Year's tradition
An idea to celebrate the New Year's with kids in a different way.
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Montessori Peace table
A corner in the house where siblings can meet and solve conflicts using their words instead of their hands.
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Audiobooks of real-life stories for kids
A collection of children stories that they can listen on their non-screen devices
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10k on Instagram!
Just a thanks.
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Terrible twos
From 18 months to 3 years is a transitional phase and children at this age are highly misunderstood.
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The organs of the body: workshop for kids
Fun workshop to learn the names and shapes of the organs and see where they're located in the human body.