If you follow child-rearing content on social media, you’ve likely heard of gentle parenting. It is a popular parenting method that receives acclaim from medical and parenting experts and is taking the internet by storm. As a parent, you may be wondering what exactly gentle parenting is and what positive or negative effects it could
Parenting, by definition, is simply the act of raising a child. But the reality is there is so much more to it than providing basic needs. It is equipping your child with the best skills, knowledge, and character to help them through life. Through the decades, parenting mecothods have evolved to try and find the
You’ve heard about gentle parenting and it may seem like all you hear is what not to do- no spanking, no time-outs, no yelling, and so on. So what do you do to practice gentle parenting? As seasoned gentle parents, we’re here to let you know that it may be easier- and more difficult- than
Gentle Parenting is a parenting style that avoids traditional methods of ‘discipline’ for a more child-centered approach. This is similar to Montessori parenting’s focus on the child rather than the parents’ needs. A focus that has earned the Montessori method a reputation for being a gentler kind of parenting. Is Montessori then the same as
Parents pleased with the Montessori method are exploring how they can apply the ‘learning by doing’ approach to their children’s bedtime routine, in particular, sleep training. What does Montessori say about sleep training? Do Montessori parents sleep train? Montessori believes that the child is their own person and knows what is best for them. Sleep
Most people equate the word discipline with punishment, but in reality, discipline means “disciplina,” a Latin word that means learning, self-control, knowledge, and an orderly way of life that formed the foundation of positive discipline in a Montessori environment. It is different from how we grew up. Some of us were accustomed to phrases like;
As a parent, it’s easy to understand why time outs have become a popular method of discipline. But time outs may do more harm than good, and there is a better way to connect with your child and correct their unruly behavior. Time ins are an effective practice of gentle parenting and they have many
If you’ve been to the baby section of a store recently, you’ll know there are more toys, gadgets, and baby items on the market than your child could ever need. You might be skeptical when you first hear of topponcinos; but we’re here to let you know the amazing benefits of this simple baby mat.
As a parent or educator, you may have heard of Montessori learning but are unaware of its defining principles, benefits for babies, or how to implement it in your own home. The Montessori method is both a classic educational system and a child-rearing method and it can be used to foster intellectual growth even in
If your child is enrolled in a Montessori school, you are already familiar with their methods that encourage children to learn by doing. You can continue this at home with Montessori Style Parenting. What is it exactly? Montessori Style Parenting is a relaxed approach to raising your child based on the Montessori method of teaching.