Our Kids’ Bedtime Practices from Birth Through Age 7

I get asked for kid sleep suggestions all the time, and I never know what to say because sleeping is such a personal experience. Everyone has different needs at bedtime and throughout the night, so I don’t think there’s a list of “best practices” or anything like that that I could possibly put out there […]

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Montessori Continents Map & 3-Part Cards Free Printable

These color-coded continents are a staple in the Montessori classroom — but the physical materials can be quite expensive. I created these printable versions of the Montessori continents map and 3-part cards as a homeschool-friendly alternative — and they’re free! This free printable includes a control map as well as a blank one for the […]

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Montessori Measuring Works from our Homeschool Preschool

Nora has been on a measuring kick this month, and we’ve been having so much fun exploring measuring works that I just had to share what we’ve been up to! The first thing to mention is that we did not begin with actual measuring. We’ve been building up Nora’s measurement vocabulary for years through other […]

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Beginning Reading Sentence Strips for the Pink, Blue, and Green Series

My best printables are inspired by my own children, and this series of sentence strips is no different! My first daughter did not need them — she immediately took off reading once she knew the letter sounds and never looked back. My second daughter needed more encouragement and to gain self-confidence through shorter bits of […]

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Interacting with Children: Montessori Principles to Use in the Parent-Child Relationship — Live Webinar!

Have you noticed that your child doesn’t respond to you the way you would like? Find yourself yelling and making threats to get your child to behave? Constantly playing referee to sibling arguments? Wishing you knew how to respond in a more peaceful way? Well, guess what? You can improve all of those situations with […]

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