Looking ahead to 2019

New year, new me? Er, no, not exactly. I don't like setting resolutions, primarily because, well, who enjoys feeling like a failure?! But I can't help but reflect on the year that's been and think about the year ahead. I've had a little think about the direction we are heading in and for the second …

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Under the Christmas Tree – 2018

Christmas is coming round fast. It's been so busy I feel like I haven't had much time to really connect with it this year. But I hope to take this next week to fully immerse myself in all the Christmassy goodness, and that includes wrapping the presents! I love wrapping the Christmas presents every year, …

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On our Montessori Shelves – Frogs

Who else finds frogs absolutely adorable?! We were lucky enough to be able to witness first hand the life cycle of these little amphibians as we welcomed some frog spawn into our home. It was so fascinating to watch them change and develop, we were all memorized! Here is a look at what we had …

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What’s on Our Montessori Shelves – Human Body

A couple of months ago, as the plants started to spring back into life, as the birds started busying themselves with nest building and as we welcomed some frog spawn into our home, Little Bean's interest was turned from the human body towards the life cycles of these creatures and plants. Don't get me wrong, …

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Montessori Pink Series Language Resources – Where to Find Them

Is there anything more exciting than watching a child discover reading? Maybe a few things, but it's pretty high up the list! It has been such a blessing to watch Little Bean as she delves into the world of written language with such joy, excitement and determination. She is also learning so fast! Her internal …

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What We’re Reading – Montessori Friendly Books About the Human Body

Little Bean has had a real, sustained interest in her inner workings for a good few months. Am I surprised? Not at all, the human body is a fascinating thing! We've had a lot of chat about bones, the heart, the digestive system, poop, doctors, x-rays and more. It's been so much fun to watch …

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