Monthly Archives: August 2014

One Word to Winning Parenting

A few weeks ago there were 9 of us in a Peruvian restaurant. A two-year-old had an ear-splitting tantrum and his parents walked him out and back into the restaurant 3 times. I happened to be speaking to someone about … Continue reading

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How To Potty Train From Birth

When I had my first child I had finished my 0-3 Montessori training and had heard about toilet learning that can happen from birth. I was excited to try it. We put our newborn on a giant coffee mug, called … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to Potty Training the Montessori Way

┬áBody Image This philosophy of using cloth diapers comes directly from my first Montessori training. It always made so much sense to me! Children are forming their body image from birth on and it it a very important part of … Continue reading

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La Leche Steered Me Way Wrong

There are not many people who would argue that breastfeeding is not the best way to feed a baby. There are, however, many opinions about HOW important it is or how long it should be done. It is also extremely … Continue reading

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The Beauty & Horror of the Mind/Body Connection

I am a trained Bradley childbirth teacher and we advocate for intervention free births. We see birth as a natural process, best left to unfold on its own. This philosophy is very similar to my view of child-raising. My Montessori … Continue reading

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