When toddlers and young preschoolers start in Montessori, parents are often amazed at the sudden spurt in independence and skill their children display. If your child is starting in a preschool program, and you want to witness this incredible development in your own child, it helps if you are able to prepare your home environment […]
“Do as I say, not as I do” Never Works !
“Do as I say, not as I do” is a phrase that has been around for centuries. Many of us even heard these words as children, usually in response to “but…” Maybe we’ve even heard ourselves, against all our best efforts, accidentally having these words tumble out, even as we try and pull them back […]
The Importance of a Five-Day Preschool Program
Watching your young child grow up so quickly can be bittersweet, one minute you’re celebrating his first steps and his first words, then you blink and, gasp, your child is ready for his first day of school! When the time comes for a child to start preschool, parents often wonder: May it be best if […]
Taking the Anxiety out of Starting Preschool
Starting preschool for the first time is an exciting time, but often also an anxious one. Many parents are concerned about how their child will handle this big transition. “Will he cry when I drop him off?” “Will he be ok when I leave him?” “Will he be so sad and upset that he disrupts class?” […]