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Montessori Inspired Self-Care for Children

Montessori Inspired Self-Care for Children

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation A conversation with Naralys Sinanis [Dropcap]I[Dropcap]magine a walk in the woods, fresh air brushing against your skin, your hair blowing in the wind, and the crunching sound of the beaten path beneath your feet, creating the syncopated tune you are walking to. This […]

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Summertime Montessori Fun for the Whole Family

Summertime Montessori Fun for the Whole Family

ot all Montessori schools run summer programs, but with some careful planning, you can keep your children fully engaged in learning and maintaining skills without having to micromanage them. Over the years, we’ve gathered lots of ideas from lots of places. We’ll just list a few of them here with some guiding principles to keep […]

Making 2020-21 Schooling Decisions

There are so many factors that go into finding the right match for your child and your family when it comes to schooling – home school, Montessori, public, private, finances, safety, and more. Add to that Covid and your head starts to spin. Join Christine Lowry, Tammy Willen, and Lorna McGrath as we help sort […]

What To Do About The Flu

What To Do About The Flu

Consider this scenario: Tuesday, 10:45 a.m. Two children are sent home because they are experiencing runny noses, dry coughs, and muscle aches. By 2:15 p.m., three more children complain of the same symptoms. On Wednesday, eleven children stay home from school, and on...
What’s Nutrition Got to Do With It?

What’s Nutrition Got to Do With It?

he Center for Disease Control (CDC) defines “Social Determinants of Health” as: “Conditions in the places where people live, learn, work, and play that affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes.” These conditions are known as social determinants of health (SDOH). Logic dictates that people who live below the poverty level face many […]

Forgive for Good:  A Prescription for Family Health and Life Success

Mom, I Made My Own Lunch!

Summer break is a great time to help children learn to make their own lunches. Christine will walk you through a “lesson” on teaching your child to prepare her/his own lunch for school. She will also offer ideas for setting up your kitchen “environment” so your child can be independent, for helping your child plan […]

Forgive for Good:  A Prescription for Family Health and Life Success

Parenting in the Digital Age

One of our greatest challenges in the 21st century is how to help children navigate technology responsibly. In this session Cheryl Allen and Dr. Nora Faris discuss the potentials and the pitfalls of parenting during the digital age. Join us to learn about strategies for guiding our children through today’s digital world.

Ribbon & Straws Help Montessori Students Build Teamwork & Biome Pyramids

Ribbon & Straws Help Montessori Students Build Teamwork & Biome Pyramids

Abstract At Indian Harbour Montessori, the study of ecosystems through the construction of Biome Pyramids offers learners many opportunities in the upper elementary Montessori classroom by connecting teamwork, organization, research, science, geography, art, geometry, hands-on building, computer skills, and public speaking. Working in teams, our students select a biome anywhere in the world. They research […]

What Can Be Worse Than Eating Too Much Sugar? SUGAR WITHDRAWAL!

What Can Be Worse Than Eating Too Much Sugar? SUGAR WITHDRAWAL!

After two weeks of implementing dietary changes, many families come to their follow-up appointment, and the news is NOT good. “My child’s mood and behavior are worse than ever! He’s eating more protein, fat, real food, and definitely a lot less sugar.” When families can make it through the meltdowns, moodiness, and extreme ‘attitude’ associated […]

10 Practical Life Skills To Teach Your Child By Age 10

10 Practical Life Skills To Teach Your Child By Age 10

1.Doing the Laundry When your first-year college student arrives home with his dirty laundry, it’s too late! My grandsons (ages 5 and 6) account for 99 percent of the family laundry. Do they do anything (ANYTHING!) to help? NO! According to an online article on parenting.com, you can begin educating your child in the laundry […]