Select Page
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 […]

Part 2 – From Life’s Moments to Resolutions, Putting Resolutions Into Practice

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 […]

Part 2 – From Life’s Moments to Resolutions, Putting Resolutions Into Practice

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.

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 […]