Needs, Struggles and Peace

Needs, Struggles and Peace

What is a child’s need? Have we ever thought about it? When needs of young children arise and they express them by crying, we as adults assume what they need without much observation or consideration. We take control and do not allow the child to try to meet his or...
Do real things

Do real things

Introduction A Montessorian, Chris Trostel, wrote (below) to share with others and I found it absolutely wonderful! If I knew how to write so beautifully, I would have said the same things! So I am borrowing her write up to share with all of you. I have edited it for...
Becoming a joyous observer

Becoming a joyous observer

Introduction We all love small children. The news that a new life has taken birth gives us the happiness which is incomparable. As soon as the baby is in our hands, we start making a list of things to buy, we start reading up on developmental milestones and what we as...