Tag: Montessori

Family

Follow the Child

The other day Emmett and I stopped by my in-law’s house to welcome them home from their recent trip back east. I had gotten him pretty excited about seeing Nana, so when she wasn’t home and we had to get back into the car pretty quickly, his little face just fell […]

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Inspiring Mamas

A friend asked me about my mothering philosophy yesterday. I instantly felt kind of bashful, because good grief! I’ve only been at this for a few months now, I don’t really know what the heck I’m doing! But as I thought about her question last night and this morning, I realized that […]

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Sensory Bottles

The rainy Oregon weather has us doing all kinds of projects at home these days. Bat garlands. Leaf rubbings. Stained glass “windows.” That’s how you avoid cabin fever, my friends! After the Discovery Baskets I put together went over so well (I’ve continued to switch them up on a weekly basis), I […]

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Montessori Discovery Basket

Now that Emmett is past the six month mark, on the move and really starting to show interest in the things around him, I wanted to begin putting together some simple activities for him, associated with Montessori learning. Both Taylor and I are big fans of the Montessori ideals- mainly […]