Courses

Introduction to the Montessori Method

Format: Live (online)  |  Duration: 60 minutes  |  Cost: $18.99

The Montessori Education Method is a method of education developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, designed to ensure that children are given the right level of education according to their needs. This workshop is an introduction for those who are beginning to learn about Montessori or want to revisit the principles of the Montessori Method.

Components:

Welcome and the Potential of Childhood
We discuss our hopes for future adults and peek into a Montessori Nido Environment to discuss what children are capable of from the earliest ages.

Child Goals
We look at our overarching goals for children and human beings and discuss some ways we can support these goals with the children in our lives.

Who was Maria Montessori, and how did she respond to children?
We look at Dr. Montessori’s approach to observation and how we incorporate these observations into our methodology.

How Montessori Works
We discuss how the Montessori elements relate to each other, the adult’s responsibility in preparing and connecting the child to the environment and stepping back to allow for choice and concentration.

The Montessori Shelf and Toy Rotation

Format: Live (online)  |  Duration: 90 minutes  |  Cost: $27.99

Creating an ideal environment for your child can increase independence, lead to imaginative play, foster learning, and facilitate language development. Join me as we navigate the Montessori principles and how they can be implemented in your child’s play space.

What will be covered:

  • What is the correct height for a Montessori shelf?
  • Tips for organizing your Montessori shelf
  • What is a Montessori toy?
  • Montessori toy ideas to stock your shelf
  • Beyond Montessori toys
  • Toy rotation tips

Sleep Education

Format: 1on1 Remote Support  |  Duration: 1 week  |  Cost: Contact us

When it comes to my baby, sleep has been a constant source of stress. I worry that he doesn’t get enough and what that could mean for his development. Do you feel the same way? My one-on-one sleep program provides a true hand-holding experience for parents that want to transition to better sleep. At the end of our time together, you’ll walk away feeling confident and supported in your baby’s sleep.

I reached my breaking point after nursing and rocking for almost 60 minutes, for my baby to open his eyes when his head touched the mattress. I burst into tears along with him and realized something had to change.

After working with two sleep consultants, I have been with my kiddo through Sleep School (twice!) and have not seen lasting results. So, I decided to take matters into my own hands.

Cry-It-Out’ is fundamentally against the basis of the process I will help you navigate. You will immediately respond to your child’s cries. And while I cannot promise that your child will never cry during the program, this is how they communicate with you as their parent. I will show you how to understand what they are calling for and how to respond. This method will integrate play to build positive associations with sleep and bedtime.

1on1 support to help your child sleep through the night. This means I will work directly with you in a 1on1 remote setting and navigate you through your child’s sleep challenges.

How it works:

1) Discovery call:

We will spend 15 minutes discussing your child’s current sleep situation, determining his individual needs and behaviors, what you would like to change, and how to establish the corresponding approach.

You will fill out an initial questionnaire to help me understand your child’s current sleep habits. These questions will help me write a detailed plan tailored to your child’s needs and your family’s philosophy.

2) Plan overview 

I will create and send you a customized sleep plan with step-by-step instructions to address your child’s specific struggles.

3) Action!

My goal is to set you up for success. I will provide unlimited daily support through WhatsApp messaging to answer questions, troubleshoot any setbacks, and refine your sleep plan to fit your child’s responses and temperament in real-time for one week.

We will remove externalities, establishing a common understanding of being comfortable with bedtime and sleep. We will aim to establish a healthy and sustainable sleep association, developing a sense of independence and self-regulation at bedtime and through the night.

Cementing the plan for one week will help ensure the whole family is comfortable with the new process and tweaking any final issues. Practice makes perfect.

4) Follow-up and support

At the end of our time together, we will get on a call to answer any questions you may have while you continue to implement the strategies given in your sleep plan.

Positive Phrasing

Format: Live (online)  |  Duration: 90 minutes  |  Cost: $27.99

Positive, encouraging words help children develop into positive, encouraging adults. Young children are in a sensitive period for language, which means they are aware of what we say and how we say it.

Positive Phrasing is the art of brief and true statements that tell a young child what to do instead of what not to do. In this workshop, we will:

  • Learn the terms Positive Phrasing and Descriptive Praise and how these techniques influence behavior
  • The terms grace and courtesy
  • How they are used in the Montessori community
  • How to adapt them in your home
  • Go over practical advice and best practices to apply these concepts.
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