How to Set Up a Montessori Infant Bathroom

You may have noticed that we did not have a changing table in L’s bedroom.  In fact, we do not have a changing table at all.  We do have an area set aside for changing diapers, but it is in the bathroom, not the bedroom — because the bathroom is where toileting activity should occur, […]

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Activities for Toddlers – Pom-Poms and Dutt-Dutts

L is currently obsessed with putting objects into things.  The more objects available, the better, because then she can repeat the process.  One evening, when L was being a little crabby and was clearly bored, I ran upstairs for some toilet paper rolls I’ve been saving — is my family the only one that calls those […]

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Activities for Infants and Toddlers – Things to do with all of those empty baby wipe containers

When L was about 12 months old, she discovered an unattended tissue box within reach at my mom’s house.  She quickly took advantage of the situation, and when we found her she was in the middle of emptying the box tissue by tissue.  Needless to say, she was very pleased with herself.  I thought it […]

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