Rainbow Activities for Babies or Toddlers

With spring and St Patrick's Day approaching,  colors and rainbows are on my mind. Today, I wanted to share a small themed shelf you can set up for babies or young toddlers filled with gorgeous rainbow activities and materials! I am setting up some rainbow works for my son (5 years old) and wanted to [...]

By |2018-03-08T09:28:08+00:00March 11th, 2018|Baby, Materials, Parenting, Spring, St Patrick's Day|

Gorgeous Montessori Baby Spaces

Who doesn't love a beautiful Montessori baby space? I sure do! I can't help but swoon over the adorable baby mobiles, captivating little hands. Those neat and tidy shelves with just the right amount of toys? Ohh, I could just look through photos all day! That and reminisce about the brand new baby phase that [...]

By |2018-03-06T10:19:07+00:00January 7th, 2018|Baby, Home management, Infants, Materials|

Respectful Parenting diaper changes

Babies are hard work, am-I-right? With all of the hustle of daily life, I can find myself struggling with respectfully caring for my daughter, while managing the 128,497 other tasks parents are managing throughout the course of the day. However, Montessori parenting has really had a significant influence on my parenting and has taught me the [...]

By |2018-01-05T23:14:45+00:00September 26th, 2017|1-3 years old, Baby, Infants, Montessori, Parenting|

Montessori Baby Activities: Balance beam for babies

Gross motor development is such an amazing part of baby's growth! Isn't it absolutely fascinating and magical how these sweet little ones are born completely dependent on us caregivers? They cannot move about or care for themselves. Within a few months, they are crawling, sitting, and picking up toys! As caregivers, we can set up Montessori [...]

4 Discovery Baskets for Babies

Babies love to explore. The entire world is new to them and holds so many exciting and beautiful things. To help babies learn about the world around them, it's fun to set up some discovery baskets for them. Discovery baskets (or treasure baskets) are easy to set up and can include objects you easily have [...]

By |2018-01-05T23:13:25+00:00August 24th, 2017|Activites, Baby, Montessori|

Free Wall Art for Montessori Homes Printables

I'm so excited to start finishing up our spaces in our home! For the past two years (well more), we have been so busy with remodeling and doing work like making walls. There has been little time to focus on details. I'm so happy to finally be at a place where I can start buying [...]

Montessori Toys for Babies: 4-6 Months Old

It can get quite overwhelming to prepare for baby and search for the perfect toys. We get bombarded constantly with commercials and advertisements for all sorts of gear and contraptions. Today, I want to provdie a concise list of (mostly) Montessori Toys for Babies around 4-6 months old. These are toys that my daughter loved. [...]

By |2018-03-06T10:19:06+00:00August 1st, 2017|Baby, Books, Infants, Materials, Montessori|

Montessori Toys for Babies: Object Permanence Box

Baby N is already over eight months old! This really blows my mind, but it's happening - she's getting bigger! With Y, we didn't start implementing Montessori until he was just about a year old. This time, I'm really excited to see how N reacts and uses Montessori toys and materials from birth. It's just [...]

By |2018-03-06T10:19:06+00:00July 26th, 2017|Activites, Age, Baby, Materials, Montessori, Motor Skills, Toddler|

Montessori for Infants: Where to start with Montessori for your baby

One of the questions I get asked the most is: I don't know where to start. What should I do? Many times, these are expecting mothers, unsure of where to begin to create a Montessori environment, specifically for their babies. Let's take some time to discuss how to prepare yourself for your Montessori baby, what [...]

By |2018-01-05T22:47:48+00:00July 20th, 2017|Baby, Home, Montessori, Parenting|

Place Mats for a Montessori Weaning Table

Since we have been on this theme of Montessori weaning this week, I wanted to show you a very useful item to have for your weaning table - some Montessori placemats! Montessori placemats Why: Montessori placemats are a very useful item to have in a Montessori home. I really like the ones that have an outline [...]

By |2017-06-09T07:05:33+00:00June 6th, 2017|1-3 years old, Baby, Montessori, Practical Life|