Cooking With Children

There are numerous benefits to cooking with children. You can start cooking with a child as young as one, they can help “dump” pre-measured ingredients into a bowl and help mix with your assistance. Not only is cooking a great way to bond with your child, it is also a wonderful learning opportunity. For a young child, cooking is a …

Montessori Education and the White House

One of my favorite quotes from Dr. Maria Montessori is: “There are many who hold, as I do, that the most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six. For that is the time when man’s intelligence itself, his greatest implement, is being formed. ” (The …

Surviving Holidays- KHOU Interview

Routines are very important for young children. In Montessori we say that children under 6 are in their sensitive period for order and repetition, which means they have an inherent need for routines. During the holidays, school is out, you may be traveling, relatives might be in town, there are holiday parties to attend – basically there is an overall …