At our school, we recently had a father tell us that before coming to our school his sons would leave their shoes out by the door. His youngest son started coming to our school, and started to line up his shoes nicely at home. His older brother noticed and started to copy him too!It’s not a rule, but we are encouraging this routine when they come inside that they put their shoes up on the shoe rack. Because, in the beginning, every day we consistently encouraged it, it became a good habit that he does all by himself now. Here are 3 good habits you can encourage at home.
Everybody seems to have some kind of preconceived idea of when a child should be potty-trained and out of diapers. Truth be told, there is no magical age that every child is completely potty-trained. It certainly doesn’t happen in a day. It’s a process. As Maria Montessori found, with toileting as well, we need to “follow the child”. Each child will have his own pace and show us at his own time when he is ready.
Mealtime should be a relaxing and enjoyable time together as a family, but for families with young children it can be one of the more stressful times of the day. How can you make mealtime less stressful and more enjoyable again? Here we share 3 simple tips that we hope can help you and your family.