The Montessori Notebook podcast is the place for all your Montessori inspiration. Simone Davies, author of The Montessori Toddler, reveals all her insights from years of being a Montessori teacher and parent. Through conversations, answering listener’s questions, and sharing what she’s been learning lately, you’ll be inspired to take those ideas that resonate for you and put them straight into practice to be a more calm, supportive parent or teacher. Simone is down to earth, warm, and makes these ideas accessible to parents, educators and anyone wanting to learn more about Montessori. Montessori activities, Montessori at home, how to set up your Montessori home (or classroom), how to talk so kids will listen, positive discipline, simplicity parenting, and more. Yes, how to raise a child in a respectful way, help you better understand your child, and raise a curious and responsible human being. With the aim of spreading more peace and positivity around the world.
S1 E12 Your Montessori questions answered by me
Your Montessori questions answered by Simone Davies, Montessori teacher and parent
S1 E11 All about why children need boundaries and how to do this in a kind, loving and respectful way
I love it when Montessori teachers share their secrets and today's conversation with Nichole Holtvluwer of Radicle Beginnings is just like that. Nichole talks us through why children need boundaries, and we can set these limits in a calm and clear way from a child hitting to a fussy eater. Nichole is so respectful in how she communicates with children right down to making intentional word choices and how she speaks with them to keep them curious about the world around them.
S1 E10 All about how to build trust in your children, understand them, and enjoy it as well
How to build trust with your child, develop their trust in themselves, and their environment. With Junnifa Uzodike from Nduoma Montessori.
S1 E9 All about how Nicole Kavanaugh makes raising 4 children (and a dog) look easy the Montessori way
On today's podcast I had so much fun chatting to Nicole Kavanaugh of The Kavanaugh Report, mother of four children (and a dog), raising four children in a Montessori way. So if you've ever thought it might be easy to raise children in a Montessori way with one child, but struggled once there were some siblings involved, this episode will help you breathe a sigh of relief and give you an insight into how it can be a more relaxing way to parent, even in larger families.
S1 E8 When you get to ask the head of a Montessori school about dealing with conflict in the classroom, is Montessori still relevant today, and what if your child never chooses an activity
Today I share my conversation with Bill Conway which is a little different to others in the series where we zoom out and look at the big picture of Montessori. Bill is the Head of School at Montessori East in Sydney, Australia and I loved getting to ask...
S1 E7 All about Montessori at home, conflict resolution with children, connecting with your partner, and more
I had so much fun in this episode catching up with Heleen who used to come to my Montessori playgroup here in Amsterdam with her daughter Josie. We hear all about the Montessori principles they still use in their home now that Josie is 6 and even though...