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    Child Development & Milestones,  Guest Post,  Motherhood

    15 Montessori-Inspired Activities to foster Independence

    Have you ever thought of applying the Montessori Approach in Childhood Learning? Have you asked yourself what are some ways to foster independence at an early age? After having a baby in 2018, I began searching about the Montessori Method and its Philosophy. I’ve read some books, listened to podcasts and have followed Montessori-Inspired activities online. I’m not a perfect mother and reading information related to it inspired me to seek more! It made me curious. What is it about? What do I get out of it? What is the philosophy about and what does it say? As you can remember, our first MomStar of the Month was featured in…

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    Child Development & Milestones,  Family Fun,  Guest Post

    8 Best Indoor Activities for Kids Without Using Technology

    I’m a first time mom and for the first year of Little M, I believe we’ve done pretty well when it comes to doing different indoor and outdoor activities together. For the most part, we did a lot for the whole year of my Maternity Leave. Our favourite Indoor Activities include the Mom and Baby Ballet of Balletiques, Baby Lab of Gymboree, Baby Rhyme Time at the Calgary Public Library, Mother Goose Class of Parent Link Centre, the Swimming Classes of Vecova & Vivo, and our meetups with other Moms and Babies of Mommy Connections Calgary! So what benefits did we get? Were they all fun and worth our time?…

  • Montessori Learning,  Motherhood

    “A New Orientation” by Maria Montessori: Chapter 4

    It’s been 2 weeks that I haven’t written about the Absorbent Mind book. Lots of exciting stuff are coming soon and it got me a little bit behind on this specific topic. However, I want to get back on track and continue what I have started: our Weekly Reading. In this Chapter, we’ll tackle about “A new orientation”. Dr.Maria Montessori wants to emphasize the impact of what we call “The Motherly Instincts” to her child. Here are some few lines that struck me most: “The child progresses towards life because the purpose of the child is the construction of man in the fullness of his strength and in the fullness…

  • Montessori Learning

    The Absorbent Mind by Maria Montessori:Chapter 1

    Have you heard about the Montessori approach in raising a child? I haven’t until I became a parent myself. I’m a first time mom and I’ve been seeing a lot of information about Child Development. I am obviously overwhelmed especially that Social Media has taken over and I don’t even know which one to follow. I found a lot of resources on Instagram and joined Facebook groups relating specifically to Parenting, the Montessori way. It made me curious. What is it about? What do I get out of it? What is her philosophy and what does it say? Luckily, I was able to connect with a former nursing schoolmate. She…