Welcome!

Thanks for joining our online community of mindful parents! 

I can't bring you flowers to welcome you, so I made this page with LOTS of resources; videos, articles, websites, and of course the best of what we have here at The Prepared Environment.  

AND as a bonus gift, you can take 20% off your First Online Home Visit right now.  I'll personally create a plan for your family to encourage more independence and mindful parenting.   Learn more here.  Mention that you're new here to get this discount, it's only for community members!

 

The Parent's Handbook: Recent Posts

Articles

RIE Parenting Basics (9 Ways to Put Respect into Action)- Janet Lansbury

‘Gentle parenting’ explainer: no rewards, no punishments, no misbehaving kids- The Conversation

5 Big Ideas in Education that Don't Work. -NPR

Five Reasons to Stop Saying "Good Job!"- Alfie Kohn

Montessori Views on Infant and Toddler Behavior: A Parent and Caregiver's Role- North American Montessori Center

 

 

Websites

These websites have a wealth of information about mindful parenting and all the skills we are discussing.  Many of these sites also offer information about setting up your home, developing habits, creating routines, and finding support.  

Resources for Infant Educarers: Books, courses, and support for parents with children under age 2.

Positive Discipline: Excellent step-by-step resources, classes, and programs for parents

Family Resource Collection from the American Montessori Society

Aid to Life: Montessori at Home for children under age 3

How We Montessori:  A mom blog detailing her journey with Montessori at Home, birth to elem.  

Mindful Magazine: A collection of articles about mindful practices, including resources for parents. 

AHA! Parenting Huge resource of peaceful parenting advice and answers from birth to 18 yrs. 

Berkeley Well-Being Institute A quiz and resources to help identify your inner voice, attitude, and beliefs