Firstly a huge thank you to everyone who responded to the recent tour of our Montessori toddler classroom here. And to everyone who has been receiving their copies of The Montessori Toddler book and sharing them. The excitement has been infectious. So fun to be part of a revolution to help people see toddlers in a new way. So many pictures have been coming in – I love this one on Instagram by @ourmontessoristory – her shelf nearly looks like the cover of the book. Now onto today’s … [Read more...] about How not to stop a tantrum. Yes, you read that right.
I’m going to dive right in to discuss a very tricky area for parents and children alike – tantrums. I hope you find this blog post super useful so you can start applying Montessori principles in your home too. Dealing with tantrums Tantrums are a pretty normal part of life with children from around 1 year to 5 years. Hopefully they’ll start a little later than 1 year and will end earlier, but anything in this range is fairly normal. Your child is learning that things don’t always go … [Read more...] about Dealing with tantrums