Montessori Services $50 Gift Certificate Giveaway! – NOW CLOSED

I am so very honored to be able to host this giveaway gift certificate of $50 from Montessori Services. Montessori Services – and their sister-site For Small Hands – has been one of my favorite companies to get educational and child-size materials for my classrooms AND for my own two kiddos.

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Buying Handmade for Back to School

A few things I love about buying handmade is that: 1. it’s normally from a small business, 2. each handmade piece is most often one of a kind, and 3. I normally won’t see anyone else with the same piece since I didn’t purchase it from a big box store. Sometimes small businesses have to …

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Benefits of Children’s Yoga

I started teaching yoga to children quite by accident. My first year as a co-teacher for a primary Montessori classroom gave me the ability to “play around” with the kindergarten kids while the younger students napped. Anyone who has been around kids, especially a classroom of them, know how much energy they have – and …

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Connecting With Nature

“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.” Crowfoot (Blackfoot) The thirteenth principle of health is being in and connecting with nature and wilderness. …

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