You’re Invited!

  I’d love to have you all over to my home for a HUGE party, but that would require for me to actually clean my house and for you to travel great distances to get here — so let’s do this on Facebook!  On Tuesday,  October 3rd, my friend and Usborne consultant Melissa will be […]

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20+ Montessori-Inspired Language Activities for Infants and Toddlers

“The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six. For that is the time when man’s intelligence itself, his greatest implement, is being formed.”  ~Maria Montessori Maria Montessori  wrote that the sensitive period for language is from birth […]

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Fannie Never Flinched — Pittsburgh Events This Week

Fannie Never Flinched Western Pennsylvania friends — if you’re interested in women’s history, there are some fun events coming up this week for you!  Author Mary Cronk Farrell is visiting Pittsburgh to promote her new book, Fannie Never Flinched, about a labor organizer from the Pittsburgh area in the early 1900s.  Her publicist sent me the […]

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Leaf Man Story Basket for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Have I mentioned how much I like creating fall-themed works for my kids?  I was excited to find this Leaf Man Story Basket up in my attic from my Montessori training days, and both kids have enjoyed working with it this fall! Have you read Leaf Man, by Lois Ehlert?  I love all of her […]

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