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Why buying Montessori classroom materials for home is a big mistake

Why buying Montessori classroom materials for home is a big mistake

Have you thought about buying a set of sandpaper letters or number rods to help your child continue to learn her Montessori lessons at home?  Missing homework and think this is the answer? It’s a big mistake. Montessori classroom materials at home will actually negatively impact your child’s learning.  Here’s why (and what to do instead):

Raising Strong Girls and Compassionate Boys

Raising Strong Girls and Compassionate Boys

We start assigning gender roles to children before they are even born, so it takes a conscious effort to challenge and change them.  But where to begin? 

Today I interview Rikki, a mom who works to empower women everyday.   Here's what she has to say about building strength, resolve, and self-confidence for your daughter and encouraging compassion, sensitivity, and humility for your son.

Parent Self-Care Kit: 9 Tools to Reduce Stress and Refocus

Parent Self-Care Kit: 9 Tools to Reduce Stress and Refocus

It's no secret that the key to better parenting is showing up at your best.  But finding the time to take care of yourself while you are taking care of littles is a huge challenge.  So, I've rounded up nine of my favourite apps, books, services, and tools to make self-care easier, less stressful, and help you keep your focus on the big picture.