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Are Dobermans Good With Kids? What Parents Need To Know

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When introducing a new dog breed into a family setting, it is important to know how the dog will interact with children. The Doberman, also known as the Doberman pinscher, is a breed that can come in variations of black, white, light brown, shades of red as well as a more blue-dark brown coat. They’re […]

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Are Corgis Good With Kids? What Parents Need To Know

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Corgis are a miniature breed known for their hyperactivity and loud, boisterous bark. Their small size makes them very appealing to families with children. It’s important to always do your research before adopting a dog of any breed. So if you are asking, are corgis good with kids? Then you have come to the right […]

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Are Dalmatians Good With Kids? What Parents Need To Know

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A dalmatian is known for their beautiful coat and affectionate demeanor. When you hear this breed mentioned, it may elicit images of Cruella De Vil and her constant attempt to pursue those gorgeous spots. Maybe, you picture a dalmatian wearing a fireman’s hat as the official firehouse dog. Regardless of what you picture when you […]

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Are Newfoundlands Good With Kids? What Parents Need To Know

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Newfoundlands are soft giants who have received the nickname “nanny” dog because of their patience and kindness with kids. They are big dogs, but with their gentle spirit, you may wonder, are Newfoundlands good with kids? It is always important to research before you adopt any breed into your family, so you have come to […]

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Are Goldendoodles Good With Kids? What Parents Need To Know

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Many families reach a point in their lives where they feel as though something is missing. That something is usually a four-legged friend who loves to wag its tail. Getting a dog is a huge step for any family to take, especially when they have children. There is nothing quite like watching your kids grow […]

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How To Create An Apple ID For A Child, Step By Step With Photos

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In order to do almost anything on an iPhone or MacBook, you have to have an Apple ID. Essentially, this is your private login so you can store your data safely while also accessing your popular apps, like iCould, AppStore, and iTunes, among others. If you allow your child to use your computer or smartphone, […]

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How To Adopt A Baby In 6 Steps

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Whatever your reasons for adoption may be, know that you are in store for a very fulfilling and rewarding experience. With that in mind, the act of adoption is very complicated, and the process will take some time. You will need to go through many steps and hope for a little luck along the way. […]

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Full frame of a Montessori classroom toward the front of the frame is a round wooden table at which three young children are seated. A young brown-skinned girl with black curly hair wearing a shirt-sleeved pink t-shirt toward the left part of the frame seated at the table which is child-sized, playing with a wooden block with graduated holes the smallest being toward the front of the frame getting increasingly larger as you go towards centerpoint. A light-skinned male child With light brown hair wearing a seafoam green short-sleeved T-shirt is facing the camera and playing with three pink blocks that he has stacked. Frame right is the back of a light-skinned boy whose left arm is extended across the table reaching for a pink block he is wearing a shirt-sleeved salmon colored T-shirt. In the back of the frame arethree children and an adult man seated at a rectangular child sized table. The adult male is hunched down leaning against the table using his elbows for support, next to him is a light skin boy with longish blonde hair wearing a button front shirt that is plaid mostly red white and blue. He is looking down at some thing the teacher is doing but is obscured by the head of the child wearing the green shirt. Across the table from the teacher and the blonde haired boy are two little girls whose backs are facing the camera the girl on the left is wearing a sundress that is primarily magenta with orange accents the girl on the right is wearing a navy and white striped dress. The background consists Of an L-shaped sofa with blue and pink pillows, Upper right frame and then the upper left frame an adult size desk with a Charles Eames chair. The chair is white.

What is a Montessori Education?

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Montessori education is a child-centered method of education. This education model was developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian physician, educator, and early women’s rights activist, in the early 20th century. The Montessori method is based on the idea that children have an innate desire to learn, and that they learn best when they are […]

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Full frame of a Montessori classroom toward the front of the frame is a round wooden table at which three young children are seated. A young brown-skinned girl with black curly hair wearing a shirt-sleeved pink t-shirt toward the left part of the frame seated at the table which is child-sized, playing with a wooden block with graduated holes the smallest being toward the front of the frame getting increasingly larger as you go towards centerpoint. A light-skinned male child With light brown hair wearing a seafoam green short-sleeved T-shirt is facing the camera and playing with three pink blocks that he has stacked. Frame right is the back of a light-skinned boy whose left arm is extended across the table reaching for a pink block he is wearing a shirt-sleeved salmon colored T-shirt. In the back of the frame arethree children and an adult man seated at a rectangular child sized table. The adult male is hunched down leaning against the table using his elbows for support, next to him is a light skin boy with longish blonde hair wearing a button front shirt that is plaid mostly red white and blue. He is looking down at some thing the teacher is doing but is obscured by the head of the child wearing the green shirt. Across the table from the teacher and the blonde haired boy are two little girls whose backs are facing the camera the girl on the left is wearing a sundress that is primarily magenta with orange accents the girl on the right is wearing a navy and white striped dress. The background consists Of an L-shaped sofa with blue and pink pillows, Upper right frame and then the upper left frame an adult size desk with a Charles Eames chair. The chair is white.

What is The Opposite of Montessori?

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What is the opposite of Montessori? The opposite of Montessori education is a more traditional, teacher-centered approach to learning. The direct-instruction method in which the teacher is the primary source of information and the curriculum is rigidly structured could be considered the polar opposite of Montessori. Keep reading to learn more about different models of […]

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8 Things To Know Before Traveling To Europe With Kids (Free Checklist)

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There’s nothing quite like making lovely travel memories, and traveling to Europe with kids is a great way to do just that. If you’re thinking of taking the leap and making a big European trip, here are some things to keep in mind as you are preparing, packing and planning to leave. Traveling in general […]

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16 Different Hypoallergenic Dogs That Are Good With Kids

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Having dogs can be so much fun, but if you’re worried about allergies, hypoallergenic dogs are worth looking into! There are many dog breeds out there and certain ones are better with kids. An even more select number of breeds also happen to be hypoallergenic.  The term “hypoallergenic” can apply to pets as well as […]

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The 11 Best Foods With Iron For Kids

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Creating a balanced diet for your growing young one can be quite the task. But, whether they’re an easy or picky eater, foods with iron are something to absolutely include in your kid’s daily routine. But what foods are high in iron and why is it such a necessity? Iron is an essential ingredient in […]

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A photograph of a Montessori classroom. From the back left frame to the front there are two natural wood bookcases visible there is also a light blue metal rolling cart with three shelves visible in the back left frame. markers on the top shelf and then wooden trays on the second in lower shelf in front of the rolling cart is a plant in a wicker basket which is situated next to shelving that is at more of a vertical angle in the photograph. In the front right part of the frame there is a wooden table with red and blue feet and wooden stools. In the back of the frame there are four windows with dark frames visible. The windows each consist of nine separate panes of glass. The walls and the ceiling of the classroom are white. The floor is light natural wood. It is a very bright classroom

What is A Montessori Bookshelf, and How Are They Different?

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What is a Montessori bookshelf and how are they different? Montessori bookshelves are designed for use in Montessori classrooms and homes. They are typically designed to be low to the ground. They are designed to be easily accessible to children so that they can independently choose and handle the books they wish to read. Keep […]

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A brown-skinned smiling female presenting adult with long dark hair, wearing a white scooped-neck t-shirt and a beige sweater is visible crouching at a low round, wooden table with 4 children: a brown-skinned, male-presenting child wearing a coral-colored short-sleeved t-shirt with a white pocket on the left breast. He id =s to the teacher's left, but to her right in the frame. Next to that kid, is an olive-skinned male presenting child wearing an aqua sport sleeved t-shirt. Next to him, front left frame a female =presenting child is visible with her back toward the camera. She is light-skinned, her hair is light-brown and pulled up in an unremarkable elastic. A light=skinned, male presenting child sits next to her, upper left from. He is wearing a navy and white striped shirt. All of the people in the photo are focused on bright colored manipulatives small wood shapes used in math activities.

What Does it Take to Get Montessori Certified?

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What does it take to get Montessori certified? Becoming a Montessori teacher requires specialized training and certification. The process of getting Montessori certified involves several steps, including completing a Montessori teacher training program, gaining practical experience in a Montessori classroom, and passing an assessment. Keep reading for more information about what it takes to get […]

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Photograph of a child knitting. All that is visible of the child in the photograph is from the neck to the waist. Child is wearing a long sleeve blue and white striped T-shirt. The child has very long honey blonde hair that falls below their waist. The child is light skinned. The child is knitting with very thin knitting needles using lavender yarn. They have knitted about a 2 inch square which is visible in the Center of the frame between her hands.

10 Different DIY Montessori Toys You Can Make At Home

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Did you know that you can make perfectly serviceable Montessori toys at home? It’s true! Many Montessori toys can be easily made at home using everyday materials such as cardboard, paper, and string. Keep reading to learn how you can make these 10 different DIY Montessori toys at home! What are Montessori Toys? Montessori toys […]

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Are Beagles Good With Kids? What Parents Need To Know

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With their long floppy ears and miniature size, beagles can be irresistible to adults and kids alike. Furthermore, beagles are a high-energy, lovable dog breed. These dogs are short in stature, but they have a mighty bark. Perhaps you are thinking about adding a beagle to your family but are wondering, “is it the right […]

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5 Things To Know Before Camping With Kids

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Are you thinking about taking the kids camping? Camping is not something you want to do on a whim when you’re packing for a family! This is especially true if you are new to the game. If you weren’t much of an outdoor person before becoming a parent, you’ll want to know a few things […]

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How To Adopt A Child In Texas, In 8 Steps

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Adoption is an excellent choice for people who want to provide a loving home to children in need. However, any adoption, whether in or out of the State of Texas, is fraught with difficulties. If you’re thinking about adopting, you should know what to expect. The journey may be difficult, but planning ahead of time […]

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A natural wooden box center frame top 2/3rd of frame. Twenty-one rectangular partitioned spaces are fully visible, while 7 more are partially visible at the very top of the frame. Each rectangular space holds a letter that is either red or blue. in the lower 1/3 of the frame the word Montessori is visible. The vowels are blue while the consonants are red. All of the letters are lowercase. The layout of the letters is not precise.

What is the American Montessori Society and What Do They Do?

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The American Montessori Society is a non-profit organization. The Society, founded in 1960, promotes Montessori education in the United States. The American Montessori Society provides training and resources for teachers, as well as accreditation for Montessori schools. Additionally, it advocates for Montessori education at the national level. The Society serves as a liaison between Montessori […]

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Full frame photograph of a child’s bedroom. Everything in the bedroom has very muted tones from the light gray floor to the white walls. In the left frame is a wicker basket with additions that make it appear to be a bear. There is a wheat colored blanket there’s a bowl at the top. Behind the wicker basket is a child size table with a stool the table and stool our light would the back left to center of the frame is taken up by a very large window over which is a sheer white curtain. In front of the window is a stuffed rabbit perched on a wicker basket next to the rabbit in the very center of the frame is a small doll house with some indiscernible items in it. Next to the dollhouse is a stuffed giraffe that appears to be about 3 feet tall. The right half of the frame is taken up by a bed on the floor that has a light beige canopy over the head of the bed. The bed itself has three taupe pillows And one pillow that is wheat colored with circles of taupe gold and gray. A stuffed brown rabbit with a gold and checkered body leans against the pillow with the circles. There is a neutral colored blanket over the bed. On the far side of the bed is a wicker stand on which a mirror wrist against the wall and possibly some books.

9 Steps To Setting Up a Montessori Bedroom

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Thanks to the stripped-down simplicity of the Montessori method, setting up a Montessori bedroom is fairly straightforward and relatively effortless. Personal tastes and available space will dictate how your family setups your child’s Montessori bedroom. The nine following steps are more of an outline than a blueprint, intended to ignite your creativity and imagination. Keep […]

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Full frame photo of a child’s open white wood wardrobe. On the left side of the wardrobe is a aqua blue fabric cube in the top shelf below it is a shelf it looks like clothes have just been shoved in it from a laundry basket. Those clothes appear to be mostly shirts. The shirts are blue yellow pink and one that is gray and pink. In the queue below the shirts are three pairs of blue jeans visible that look like they’ve kind of just been haphazardly put away as well there is something below the jeans but it is not visible in the photograph. To the right of those shelves is a large rectangular cube with a rod. There are 13 hangers on the rod. The hangers are blue pink green orange and yellow. The clothes in the left cube look like costumes in this particular Though there may be a kid-sized cocktail dress, but it’s more likely a princess costume. There is a terry cloth robe, too, but that may in fact be a “The Dude” costume. On the shelf beneath the rod is a blue fabric cube with a handle it appears to be empty though there may be things lower down in it behind the fabric cube is a mesh cube with a purple rim that has some thing indiscernible in it In the cube to the right of that cube there are 20 or so hangers upon which regular looking clothing is hanging, primarily shirts and a couple of jackets. The jackets are grayish powder blue. A long sleeve white shirt hangs to the right of the jackets. a short sleeve pink shirt hangs next to the white shirt. There are a indiscernible pieces of clothing between the short sleeve pink shirt and then a short sleeve blue shirt. Directly to the right of the blue shirt is an empty orange hanger. To its right is a short sleeve white blouse and then another short sleeve white blouse and then an empty yellow hanger and then a yellow blouse. On the shelf underneath the clothes are some indiscernible objects- possibly books and maybe a ball. In frame right are three shelves the top shelf has an aqua fabric cube with some things sticking out that are in describable below that is a mesh front cube with a three stenciled onto it. It is green and seems to have toys in it below that are two red mesh cubes that have the number one stenciled on each of them. Not sure what they contain. There is some cloth in front of them on the shelf. In the bottom half of the frame is actually another lower shelf and rods, but it is out of the frame for the most part.

What is a Montessori Wardrobe?

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What is a Montessori wardrobe? For the sake of clarity, this article will not be discussing Montessori school attire. We will be discussing the piece of furniture for organizing and storing clothing that was inspired by the Montessori method of teaching young children. Though there are many variations on the theme, Montessori wardrobes are all […]

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How To Soothe A Teething Baby At Night, In 3 Steps

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As a parent, you are starting to feel comfortable and like you have gotten the hang of it. Your baby has a feeding schedule. You understand their different cries, you can change a diaper in record time, and you may even have mastered the skill of sleeping when the baby sleeps. Then all of a […]

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Photograph of a family on a hike. The family is facing away from the camera. Only their backs are visible.The family is light to olive skinned. They are walking on a dirt path. The path is surrounded by greenery. From left to right: a man wearing Knee length light blue shorts and a short sleeve white T-shirt has a knapsack on his back. He has short dark hair next but a little behind him is a little boy who is wearing black kneelength shorts and a black white and aqua plaid short sleeve shirt. Next to him is a little girl in short denim shorts and a jade green short sleeve T-shirt. She has long dark hair that is in braids. Next to her is a tall is woman who is wearing short faded blue denim shorts and a red short sleeve T-shirt. She also has a knapsack on her back. And is holding a aluminum walking pole in her right hand.

The 11 Best Ways To Practice Montessori Parenting

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There are literally 100s of ways to practice Montessori parenting. From furnishing your home with sturdy wooden furniture, scaled to size, to providing learning materials for your child to interact with, we’ll focus on some of the best. Montessori graduates often credit Montessori with their ability to think outside the box and wade through complex […]

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How To Fold Your Baby’s Clothes Correctly So Everything Fits

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Having a new baby means that you are making room in your house for a whole other person. And while babies are small, they come with a lot of stuff, specifically clothing. Babies tend to have a lot of onesies and other articles of clothing. This is because they go through multiple changes a day. […]

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