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Exploring Our Core Values  Keeping the Holidays Joyful and Meaningful

Adjusting to Life in 2020-2021: Supporting Your Child’s Emotional Well Being

Experts in child psychology are telling us that one of the most serious outcomes of the Corona Virus is the effect it is having on our children’s mental health. School closings, isolation from peers, frustrated parents from political unrest, social injustice, abusive home life, and so much more. In this session our team helps parents […]

Exploring Our Core Values  Keeping the Holidays Joyful and Meaningful

An Overview of “Adjusting to Life in 2020-2021”

We are starting a new series for parents as we adjust to life at home and at school during this Covid-19 season. Today’s session will introduce each of the seven webinars in the series. Please join us for a sneak preview with Tammy Willen, Jon Wolff, and Lorna McGrath.

Exploring Our Core Values  Keeping the Holidays Joyful and Meaningful

Parenting Toward Emotionally Healthy Families

Lorna McGrath and Margot Garfield-Anderson share ideas for cultivating and/or maintaining emotionally healthy families. Together we will weave our way through Covid-19, the summer of 2020, social unrest, and political campaigns, all of which provoke strong emotions. Whether you and your family have gotten a bit off course or whether you are holding on for […]

Favorite Books for All Ages

Favorite Books for All Ages

Editorial note: Lorna McGrath is the Montessori Foundation’s Montessori Family Alliance Director. We asked her to compile a list of her favorite books, by age grouping for parents to read with their children, have their children read for themselves, and for parents to enjoy. Some libraries may have a selection available in digital format. Happy […]

Pandemic Strategies: Family Meetings

Pandemic Strategies: Family Meetings

During the first weeks of the pandemic, The Montessori Foundation began to hold free zoom meetings for parents struggling with a variety of issues.Here is a short review of the Montessori Parent Gathering from April 4, 2020. The presenter was Lorna McGrath, Director...
Exploring Our Core Values  Keeping the Holidays Joyful and Meaningful

Families that Play Together…Weather Tough Times Together

Join the Montessori Family Support Team to take a look at and share ideas about how families can play together! Sometimes when life is uncertain and there is daily stress about what is coming next, we begin to have questions that weigh us down. We forget to take time to simply enjoy our families and […]