Sometimes people are surprised to learn that Montessori principles can apply from birth. And most commonly I hear people say, “if only I’d known about these ideas earlier”. So here are all my favourite ideas for introducing Montessori even to precious little bundles.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) – sometimes known as "cot death" – is the sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of an apparently healthy baby. In the UK, 200+ babies die unexpectedly every year. This statistic may sound alarming, but SIDS is rare. In this article Little Helper explains how to keep baby safe.
While mums may be turning away from global travel right now, most are optimistic about the future. In fact, more than 2/3 of those surveyed are expecting to take the same amount of holidays as they did before the pandemic.
Modern parents don't want to compromise on the style of their home to accommodate their child's playthings. The Scandinavian look has become a popular choice in family living spaces and we are now seeing parents demand similar design aesthetics across more products, from soft play accessories and ball pits to paddling pools and partyware.
What do Jeff Bezos and pre-schoolers have in common? Maybe not much at a surface level, but recently, the e-commerce giant donated a massive $1bn to fund low-income Montessori preschools. Many famous athletes and musicians are montessori educated. Here I have summarised as much as possible to give you a basic understanding of this unique learning method. So, what is the Montessori method? The Montessori Method was developed by an Italian professor, Dr Maria Montessori in the early 1900s. Dr. Montessori believed that children learn better when they’re choosing what to learn, and that philosophy is present in Montessori classrooms...