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New Montessori in the Home Parenting Workshops

A brand new school year means it’s a great time for parents to learn new skills too.  Luckily, we have a brand new location for our Montessori in the Home parenting workshops so you need look no further! The Slate Cafe in Finchley, London N3 is our new home for…

How to understand your child better

Do you want to understand your child better, to find out why they behave as they do and how you can respond better to them? I’ve written this post to help you gain a clearer understanding of what’s going on in your child’s mind, using Maria Montessori’s theories and observations.…

Brushing Teeth, Nappy Changes & Avoiding Power Struggles

I found a fantastic post by Dr. Therese O’Sullivan on Kate Russell’s RIE website the other day and thought it would be perfect to share with you all.  RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) principles are very similar to those of Montessori – basically: respect, kindness, empathy and independence.  These can…

Top 10 Tips for a Happy Home

Do you ever wonder how to get your child to listen to you, do what they’re asked and still retain their natural spontaneity and inquisitive nature?  Would you like them to confide in you, respect your family boundaries and make good choices throughout their life? These 10 tips will help…

Save Your Sanity! Make Time for Self-Care

Do you make time for yourself every day? Is there a quiet time before your children are awake or after they are asleep – time without mobiles, TV or other distractions? Do you dedicate 5-30 minutes to putting yourself first, just for a short while? Parenting is a constant challenge…