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Montessori Positive Parenting Course: Exclusive Reading Group

Montessori Positive Parenting Course: Exclusive Reading Group

Join our NEW exclusive, interactive reading group: starting at 1pm on Sunday 28th January 2024 LIVE on Facebook! Discover my Montessori Positive Parenting Course alongside other like-minded families – and me!

Each week I’ll email you two PDF lessons from the course and read through them LIVE to our private group on Facebook. I’ll answer your questions in the chat and as a Q&A afterwards.

I created this course in 2020 to share my knowledge and experience from the past 30+ years of nannying, teaching and home parenting support with families, worldwide.

There are 7 modules incorporating 68 lessons, with a huge variety of tips, techniques, child development information and simple, fun activities:

1. Solid Foundations
2. Positive Activities
3. Empowering Limits
4. Solutions for Common Challenges
5. Compassionate Communication
6. Behavioural Insights
7. Montessori Principles

This online Montessori Positive Parenting Course will help you enhance your parenting skills to have a calm, happy home!

We’ll read through the course together over 34 weeks with time for you to ask questions and receive personalised answers. Click here for more details about the course content.

Book your place in our £99 Exclusive Reading Group

There are limited spaces available to ensure a welcoming, supportive experience for everyone!

The course is also available as a £49 Self-Paced PDF Email course

Solid Foundations: Prepare the environment – Is your home set up for safe exploration – A place for everything and everything in its place – Create manageable routines – Do as I say AND as I do -Re-thinking consequences, rewards and punishments – Prepare expectations and for any eventuality – Are you helping or hindering? – Wait! Avoid interrupting when they are focused on an activity (flow) – Allow plenty of time – Pick your battles – Divide and conquer! – Make time for 121 play each day – The importance of gratitude – Self care and asking for help

Positive Activities: Basic plan of activities: passive and active ideas – Limit screen time: what to do instead! – Response games – Positive physical connection: channelling natural energy – Vocabulary enrichment activities – The 3 Period Lesson: a language learning essential – Social role-plays (grace and courtesy) – Easy practical life ideas – Water-based purposeful practical life ideas – Encouraging confidence and independence

Empowering Limits: Believe in yourself – Body language and assertiveness skills – Say how you feel and what you want to happen next – What stories are you telling yourself – Avoiding self-sabotage – Acknowledge anger without losing control – Would you say this to your best friend – Do your words and actions match

Solutions for Common Challenges: Setting family rules and tips for independence in self care – Brushing teeth, washing hair, cutting nails – Mealtimes – Eating out – Playdates, visiting others, and playground tips – Travelling safely – Getting to nursery or school on time – Homework and homeschooling – Shopping trips – Biting – Bedtime

Compassionate Communication: Be clear and consistent – Communication is key – Think joy! Self-care for everyone – Be friendly with mistakes – Five Fantastic Phrases – Give specific praise – Say yes as much as possible – How to stay calm under pressure – Redirection – You can! – Limits, empathy, choices and amends – Offer choices, allow reasonable compromises and stay connected

Behavioural Insights: Triggers, emotions & the 5 As – What kind of personality does your child have? – Negative behaviour is a call for help, and choices – What are tantrums for? – Why is this happening? 6 steps to deal with tantrums – Don’t take it personally – Complete the circle!!

Montessori Principles: Have faith in your child’s natural development – Developing Basic Trust – Vital developmental stages – Fundamental Montessori principles: 4 Planes & Absorbent Mind – Fundamental Montessori principles: Sensitive Periods & Tendencies – The importance of practical life skills