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Making sense of sensitive periods – a story

Child Development / Inspiration

When parents and teachers recognise and take advantage of the sensitive periods through which children pass, they can become more effective in supporting their learning and development. – Tim Seldin, How to Raise and Amazing Child the Montessori Way Sensitive periods are frequently regarded as Maria Montessori’s most valuable... Read More ››

Introduction to Montessori Math Materials! (Video)

Introduction to Montessori Math Materials! (Video)

Activities & Materials

When I was a child, I truly hated mathematics. There was too much sitting, and too many mindless and repetitive sums. How I wish I had been in a Montessori classroom like the kids in this video! Maria Montessori specified that all materials should be beautiful, and appealing to... Read More ››

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Round up: Our Favorite Things This Week (Activities!)

Activities & Materials

We spend waaayy too much time online. Kinda odd as we are constantly preaching about how too much technology is bad. But hey, you try and run an online business without spending time on the computer! At least we find lots of cool stuff in our daily surfing… so... Read More ››

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This Empowering Campaign Will Make You Re-Think Yourself


“Women are always saying, ‘We can do anything that men can do.’ But men should be saying, ‘We can do anything that women can do.’” – Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Unexpected things sometimes surprise you, and this week it’s Gillette’s new razor advertisement for Venus, ‘This is the story... Read More ››

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Could Convenience Cooking Give You Cancer?


Last week we posted about Robyn O’Brien’s quest for us to be aware about the safety of our food. But there’s something else we’ve stumbled upon that we wanted to share. Most of us will have heard talk about microwaves and how they deplete nutrients in food, but it... Read More ››

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