Back when I would say goodbye and wish my son, John, a great day at school in the early elementary years, I felt like I needed something more to set the tone for his day. He was going through a phase … [Read more...] about What is YOUR Family’s Mantra?
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One of the reasons I created Sunrise Montessori 13 years ago was to offer a preschool experience where our families and team felt like they belonged, a home away from home. So it gives me great joy to … [Read more...] about A (Wo)Man with a Plan!
Gratitude is an attitude I try to practice all year long, yet I must admit, this time of year makes me a little more introspective and thankful. Case in point...Have you noticed how there are so many … [Read more...] about When Gratitude is Better, Interesting and Different
Most child care centers segregate their classrooms by age (two year olds are in the Two Year Olds room and three year olds are in the Three Year Olds room and so on). Montessori preschools are known … [Read more...] about Top 3 Reasons Why Montessori Classrooms are Multi-Aged
When my son, John, was a baby, he slept like a pro (once we got him to sleep through the night, that is). He would sleep for 12 hours and still take one to two naps. The more sleep he got, the less he … [Read more...] about Why Naps are SO Important