I'm Only Sleeping

A journey towards autonomous sleep You can lead a toddler to a toilet but you cannot make him poop. You can prepare a delicious and nutritious meal, but you cannot […]

Simple DIY Montessori-Based Materials

Micah and I are planning to chronicle our adventures in learning. Here’s a quick peek at some learning materials he currently loves. When making materials, I always keep order in mind. At 17 […]


Last week was our annual teacher conference which is always a nice time to reevaluate my own philosophies for work and life in general.  I have worked in a Montessori […]

makes SENSE.

  “Beauty is found in harmony, not in discord; and harmony implies affinities, but these require a refinement of the senses if they are to be perceived. The beautiful harmonies […]

Why kids learn that learning is hard

…and how understanding sensitive periods can help. Maria Montessori describes a sensitive period as “a special sensibility which a creature acquires in its infantile state, while it is still in […]

hi friends! I’m currently in week 4 of an 8 week Montessori teacher training program. I got to write this paper for the philosophy class and thought I might share […]