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Seeing the World Through Your Child’s Eyes

Seeing the World Through Your Child’s Eyes

One of the keys to creating a calm and peaceful home is to learn how to see the world from your child’s perspective. Maria Montessori challenged us to ‘follow the child’. To do this, first we must have a sense of how your children think, feel, and react. For example, take this child. He is looking up and you can tell that he is looking at someone or something really tall. He is probably looking up at an adult that he loves. Imagine how the world looks to him at two or three feet tall.

Right Now,  I Am Fine by Dr. Daniela Owen

Right Now, I Am Fine by Dr. Daniela Owen

found this book recently and had to review it for you. It is just what some of you may be looking for during this time of Covid, social unrest, and political campaigns. Our children are taking in a great deal of difficult and worrying information from the news, from overheard conversations among adults, and from […]

Put on Your Owl Eyes: Open Your Senses & Discover Nature’s Secrets by Devin Franklin, Flying Deer Nature Center

Put on Your Owl Eyes: Open Your Senses & Discover Nature’s Secrets by Devin Franklin, Flying Deer Nature Center

he subtitle alone let’s me know that this is a book for Montessori families, Montessori teachers, and after-school programs in Montessori schools! OPEN YOUR SENSES & DISCOVER NATURE’S SECRETS! Devin Franklin “guides students away from the need to connect with electronics and busy-ness to find comfort and solace in nature.” Our children often are not […]

Book Review: A Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story by Sharon Langley & Amy Nathan

Book Review: A Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story by Sharon Langley & Amy Nathan

The authors open this storybook with a thoughtful message about the horses on carousels and equality. I love carousels. The horses come in so many colors—black, white, brown, gray, a honey shade of tan, sunny yellow, fire engine red, or even a soft baby blue. But no matter their colors, the horses all go at […]

Book Review: Good Boy by Sergio Ruzzier

Book Review: Good Boy by Sergio Ruzzier

his is a fun book in which a boy and his dog (or a dog and his boy) do things together! There are one, two, or sometimes three words or phrases on most pages of the book. All of the words except for two are verbs or verb phrases. The illustrations are wonderful as they […]