How we can help support our children’s reading at home (notes from a Montessori info talk)

I wasn’t able to personally attend a recent talk on ‘Reading Skill Development’ and how as parents we can help support our children at home, but I was able to get access to some notes that I wanted to share with you. Some things to consider when helping support your child’s reading at home- Notes … More How we can help support our children’s reading at home (notes from a Montessori info talk)

Simplifying spaces- bedroom changes and a possible house move

Hello all, I hope you have had a lovely week so far. We got the news recently that the rental property we currently live in has gone on the market. That means every week there will be an open house on a Saturday morning, plus very likely some viewings during the week. I remember this … More Simplifying spaces- bedroom changes and a possible house move

What’s on our work/play shelves; our recent shelf rotation

For quite some time now, we have been keeping all of our excess toys and materials in a cupboard on a low shelf that both of my children have access to, so they can change items on their play/work shelves anytime they like. I have kept things to a minimum, so there is no overwhelm … More What’s on our work/play shelves; our recent shelf rotation

Interview with Isabel from Love and Wellies

I started a Montessori and Simple Family living series of Interviews with the hope, as Readers, you may gain some information, encouragement, support and inspiration and just maybe, a way to connect with other like-minded families.  Today I am introducing you to Isabel from Love and Wellies. A former primary school teacher, mother of three … More Interview with Isabel from Love and Wellies

Interview with Megan from Montessori and Me

I started a Montessori and Simple Family living series of Interviews with the hope, as Readers, you may gain some information, encouragement, support and inspiration and just maybe, a way to connect with other like-minded families.  Today I am introducing you to Australian mum, Megan from Montessori and Me. Megan is a Parenting Consultant, 0-3 … More Interview with Megan from Montessori and Me

Nature Journaling- our nature journals and art caddy

Do your children enjoy writing, drawing or painting what they observe in nature? Maybe they enjoy collecting found items such as leaves, flower petals or feathers and sticking them into a book for safe keeping? One way we foster nature journaling is to spend lost of time in nature and where possible, have our art … More Nature Journaling- our nature journals and art caddy