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A Few Appreciated Resources…

I wanted to share a video and a few articles that I’ve really appreciated.  The below video is one that I’ve shared in the past, but it’s worth re-posting because it’s so well done (only 5 minutes long) and gives

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Tuning In To Our Children

It’s hard to believe there’s only one month of school left until summer break!  It’s been such a joy to see the growth of the children over this past school year! The 3rd-years in the classes have been visiting 6-9,

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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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