Learning How to Swim: Following the Child & Preparing the Environment from Birth

It’ll be July in a couple short weeks, and in Texas, between the already-in-the-high-90-degrees-Fahrenheit heat and the humidity, air conditioning will be our best friend through September. A daily trip to the neighborhood swimming pool is already one of the few outdoor play experiences we’re willing to have, and lucky for us, swimming has always … [Read more…]

Montessori Practical Life Before One

As soon as Eli was born, we involved him in every aspect of his life by communicating what we were doing, how we were doing it, and why we were doing it. Besides an incredible opportunity to feed his sensitive period for language which began at birth, this communication served as his first introduction to … [Read more…]