Daily Schedule for Toddlers — 12 to 18 Months

When I had my first baby, it was hard for me to figure out what her daily schedule was supposed to look like.  I decided to write up the schedule that we are currently following with N so other moms can get an idea of what timing we use for things.  Keep in mind that […]

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How to Get Your Kids to Clean Up After Themselves

One of the perks to being a Montessori mom is that I’m not constantly cleaning up after my children.  But this isn’t just a Montessori thing — all children go through a sensitive period for order from birth to age 5.  This means that they are naturally inclined to work towards and crave order in their lives […]

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Thanksgiving Activities for Families — Thankful Tree

Now that L is older, holidays are getting so much more fun!  With Thanksgiving coming up, I wanted to be sure we all took time to be thankful throughout the month of November.  I found this Thankful Tree in the bargain bins at Target — you can also make your own by taping construction paper […]

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Fire Prevention Week Activities for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Fire Prevention Week is October 9th-16th! We all know it’s important to be prepared for the worst, but how do you do that with very young children?  I’m joining ConsumerSafety.org to share some activities for toddlers and preschoolers that will help young children better understand and feel secure in dangerous situations such as a fire at […]

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MOMtessori Life on WTNH Back to School segment

Hello friends!  If you are following me on Facebook, you may have already seen this video of my Back to School segment on WTNH’s Good Morning Connecticut!  If you haven’t, here’s the segment outlining a few DIY Montessori-inspired activities you can do at home to help prepare your children for beginning school or going back […]

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