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Parenting Tips and Resources

For several years each spring, we were fortunate to have Krista Keintz (a behavior specialist with Montessori training) offer a parent workshops series.  Unfortunately, this year she was unable to offer this course, but a big (yet simple) take-away for

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The Balancing Act of Parenting

  I had the privilege of hearing Julie Lythcott-Haims speak last year (above TED Talk), and appreciated reading her book, How To Raise An Adult.  Her messages resonate with much of our work as Montessorians: we need to teach our children

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NNM Guest Speaker: December 5th, 8:45am

Apologies for the last minute notice, but only recently did NNM schedule a very promising speaker! Dr. Cesar Ochoa-Lubinoff, specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, through Rush University in Chicago, and will be speaking here at NNM on:  Monday, December 5 at

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Giving Thanks by Giving Back

I want to express my gratitude to the various families that have sent me a personal email after my last post, The Children Give Me The Greatest Hope–your thoughtful feedback is appreciated.  One parent had shared with me, that her

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The Children Give Me the Greatest Hope

I know many of us are still grappling with the results of this historic election.  I appreciated Audrey’s words of hope and encouragement that she shared with the NNM community. Personally, for me, I recognize I am going through the

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The Gift of Failure

I have to give credit of this title to Jessica Lahey, author of The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed.  If you’ve not read this book or other articles written by

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Partnering Together in Support of Your Child

Thank you to those who were able to join me for the Montessori in the Home workshop on Sept. 20 and 28th.  For those that missed it, here are the slides I presented, I hope they are helpful to you:

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Welcome (Back) to School!

  Welcome to new families and welcome back to returning families!  It’s been a joy seeing the children returning a little taller and prouder to be another year older at school!  It’s also been a pleasure meeting new children, and

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