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Montessori Minimalism

Montessori Minimalism for the Holidays

When it comes to the holiday season, it seems everything around you is preaching the message, “More is more!” When you look at any authentic Montessori environment, however, you will see the embodiment of the saying, “Less is more.”  The space is intentionally minimalistic, and yet very rich and fulfilling for children. Everything is there […]

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Raising Young Siblings that Love Each Other

As parents, we want our children to have a loving and caring relationship with their siblings.  We hope our children will form friendships with one another that will get them through the rocky road of life.  However, in the early years it can feel like all they do is fight for your attention and over […]

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Montessori Mindfulness

Montessori Mindfulness

Parents, do you sometimes find yourself wondering what you did during the day, beyond managing tantrums or cleaning up messes? Many adults go through their day not really very present (mentally or emotionally) as they interact with their children. This makes it easy for the brain to get stuck feeling stressed. Not only is stress unhealthy for […]

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AOM’s Teacher Education Program Stands Apart

What makes Age of Montessori’s Teacher Education program stand apart from so many others? From my perspective, it is difficult to describe in just a few words the high level of professionalism, individualized attention, depth of content and study that I received from my courses at Age of Montessori. I have attended graduate school and […]

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Help Your Child to Fall in Love With Reading

New research has further verified what Montessorians have recommended for years: it is never too early to start reading to your child. In fact, reading to a young child is a crucial aspect of language and literacy development. The American Association of Pediatrics now recommends that parents and educators read to children from infancy through […]

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