10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids - The Kid Counselor®
When I think about all of the phrases, anecdotes, and sayings about the power of the spoken word I am reminded of how I changed my way of communicating with children upon learning Play Therapy principles. I realize that using Play Therapy based language is a learned and practiced skill that requires time and effort, so I thought it would be helpful to share ten commonly used phrases parents say to their kids. I will also give the Play Therapy based alternative with a short explanation of why…
On The Road to Reading: Eight Months of Montessori-Inspired Literacy Work
Ty hasn't really taken the typical road to Montessori literacy, mostly because he started on the journey himself, and continues to do so. I'...
Why Johnny Can't Name His Colors
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
The Importance of Family Traditions and Ones You Can Start Today - Rock it Mama
Family traditions are the foundation to building lifelong childhood memories. See our list of some simple family rituals and traditions you can start today.
Cloth Wipe Solution Recipes - Cloth Wipe Solution
Cloth Wipe Solution Recipes - Cloth Wipe Solution Cloth wipe solutions are so easy to make and save lots of money too! We've collected tons of recipes so you can make your own cloth wipe solution!
TED Talks for Parents- Self Control
When you're at home with the kids self control theirs and yours is a big deal. TED talks that give us solutions and inspiration.
Top 10 Montessori Principles for Natural Learning
Top 10 Montessori principles for natural learning that can be used whether or not you own traditional Montessori materials; relevant for any preschooler
Baby-led Weaning: A Real Food Approach to Feeding Your Baby
Baby-led weaning is the practice of trusting your baby’s innate sense of hunger, of want, of self-knowledge and of self-limitation. It offers parents and their children a natural, relaxed approach to the introduction of solid foods and the eventual cessation of breastfeeding.
The Rhythm of Family:
Book for families: The Rhythm of Family: Discovering a Sense of Wonder Through the Seasons. Many of us with busy families yearn for a slower and simpler life with our kids — one that is connected to the seasons and the natural rhythm of the year, one that has our children spending more time out of doors