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"Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words." - Mark Twain

Tips for dealing with Picky Eaters

  During our recent My First Montessori School Information Session held in November we met a group of wonderful parents discussing many issues they face with their toddlers and preschool children. One of the most common concerns that came up with parents is “My child is a picky eater!” Parents you are not alone!  This…

How to Encourage Early Literacy at Home

Early literacy skills are different forms of reading and writing presented to children before they can read and write on their own. They develop in real life settings through contact with literacy materials and people.  As Early Childhood Educators, Montessori Teachers and Parents it is our responsibility to introduce and expose them to early literacy…

WELCOME AUTUMN

FALL = FUN ACTIVITIES FOR FAMILIES Autumn is a wonderful time to go on fun family dates. With the weather crisp yet pleasant, it’s a wonderful opportunity to visit nature trails, local farmers markets and enjoy the turning colors of fall leaves. Fall is also a great time to visit local farms to go apple…

How To Handle Separation Anxiety

My First Montessori School is excited that we are less than one year away from opening! Starting school is always a time filled with many emotions for parents and children. Here are a few tips to help get you through this emotional time. 1. Prepare your child before the big day A few weeks before…