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)

Interview with Theresa from Montessori in Real Life

I started a Montessori and Simple Family living series of Interviews with the hopes, 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 the lovely Theresa from Montessori in Real Life. Theresa is a Montessori educator, … More Interview with Theresa from Montessori in Real Life

Some suggested jobs children can help with around the home (3-6 years)

This morning I was given a handout at my children’s school on supporting Independence for the 3-6 years age group and thought I would share it with you. There was no link on this handout to say who wrote it. You may remember that I also posted ‘What your young child can do at home‘ … More Some suggested jobs children can help with around the home (3-6 years)

Our updated Mindfulness ‘Peace Corner’ for yoga, meditation and our new children’s affirmation cards

Following on from my recent post of some of our updated spaces including our art and sewing areas, we worked on our ‘Peace Corner this morning’. It’s not the most attractive set up, but it’s practical. We spend so much time at home down stairs, which is our main living area, so it made sense … More Our updated Mindfulness ‘Peace Corner’ for yoga, meditation and our new children’s affirmation cards

Interview Series: Interview with Tasha from The Minimalist Montessorian

I started a Montessori and Simple Family living series of Interviews with the hopes, as Readers, you may gain some information, encouragement, support and inspiration and just maybe, a way to connect with other like-minded families.   I have been following Tasha’s journey over on her Blog The Minimalist Montessorian and on Instagram for quite a … More Interview Series: Interview with Tasha from The Minimalist Montessorian

Family time -making an ‘ideas jar’ of (FREE) things to do together

Last night my children and I sat down together and came up with some ideas for things we can do together over the school holidays (which started today for us in Australia) and for weekends when all four of us are together. As my daughter is very interested in practising writing and spelling, she wanted … More Family time -making an ‘ideas jar’ of (FREE) things to do together