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Special MFA Members’ discount code for The Parenting Puzzle

Special MFA Members’ discount code for The Parenting Puzzle

Your special code to receive your Montessori Family Alliance member discount when you register for the Parenting Puzzle – The Basics is:   mfamember Enter it where it says apply coupon at checkout The link to register for the Parenting Puzzle is https://montessorifoundation.thinkific.com/the-parenting-puzzle

Supporting the Development of Concentration

Supporting the Development of Concentration

Concentration: What is it? In a LinkedIn post this past June, “Want Kids to Succeed?  Teach them Focus,” Daniel Goleman explains why concentrating is a precursor for both learning something new and developing self-control. We all know that success in school and in...
Turn Challenging Behaviors into Positive Partnerships with Your Child

Turn Challenging Behaviors into Positive Partnerships with Your Child

Behavior challenges to our parenting can be stressful in the best of times, but now that we are with our children almost all the time, even smaller challenges can sometimes feel overwhelming. Here’s a conversation with Lorna and Christine as they talk about ways you can find solutions with your child as you partner for […]

Turn Challenging Behaviors into Positive Partnerships with Your Child

2020 – Virtual Grandparenting

Join us to find ways grandparents can soothe the ache of missing their in-person relationships with their grandchildren. How can technology help and is it ok to use technology to grandparent? What kinds of things can I do virtually with my little guy who’s only three? What about my elementary girls who can read and […]

Turn Challenging Behaviors into Positive Partnerships with Your Child

Marching On…Montessori at Home

It is important that children’s activity during this time at home be joyful, thoughtful, challenging, and supportive of the love of learning. You were your child’s first teacher, providing these facets of education from the beginning, and, as a parent, you are highly capable of being an interim partner in your child’s learning. Effectively replicating […]

The Language of Empathy: Helping Children Through Uncertain Times

The Language of Empathy: Helping Children Through Uncertain Times

Join Jonathan Wolff and Tanya Ryskind for a discussion about how “The Language of Empathy” can help your child come out of these uncertain times with greater self-awareness and self-discipline. As parents, when we truly understand our children’s needs and feelings, fears and frustrations, we can safely guide them toward health, happiness, and success. In […]

Turn Challenging Behaviors into Positive Partnerships with Your Child

Music and Montessori

Music is such an important aspect of the Montessori program at any level – from a developmental approach with rhythm, singing, and dancing to understanding music as a language to incorporating it into cultural studies and music appreciation. Learn just a little bit about music and Montessori from Larry Shanker and Lorna McGrath in this […]