30 episodes

Current research shows that the first couple years of life lay a developmental foundation for a lifetime! My name is Bianca from babytourguide.com and I help parents, educators, and caregivers optimize Baby and Toddler Development through a Montessori lens. Let's journey through the world of Montessori Babies!

Montessori Babies Bianca A. Solorzano, M.Ed.

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Current research shows that the first couple years of life lay a developmental foundation for a lifetime! My name is Bianca from babytourguide.com and I help parents, educators, and caregivers optimize Baby and Toddler Development through a Montessori lens. Let's journey through the world of Montessori Babies!

    What is a Montessori Education for Babies?

    What is a Montessori Education for Babies?

    In honor of our 30th Episode, we dive into what a Montessori Education looks like for our sweet babies! 

    This week we discussed:
    The Education of the BabyHow and When Babies Learn About Their WorldSimilarities Between Child Development World & Montessori WorldAnd we have some giant announcements toward the end of the show!(Spoiler alerts below... ;) )

    I am so happy to announce that this Spring I will be teaching the Montessori Babies Online Course! Click here to check out the Montessori Babies Course Page for more information and join the Montessori Babies Course Mailing list to be the first to know when the enrollment events begin!
    I had so much fun recording Episode 30 of the Montessori Babies Podcast! If you enjoyed and think it may be helpful to someone you know, I would love it if you would leave a review and share with your friends and family!

    Thank you so much to Essential Montessori for partnering with our show! Check out essentialmontessori.com to discover their amazing Montessori Baby Materials and use the code MONTESSORIBABIES for 10% off your order at checkout!

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    A huge thank you to one of our amazing sponsors, EZPZ! Head on over to EZPZfun.com to discover their beautiful infant feeding products that were specially formulated by mothers and experts to cater to your baby's age and stage of development. Use the code MontessoriBabies10 at checkout for 10% off your order!
    Check out our blog -> https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Become a Patron of our Montessori Babies Podcast show for as little as $5 per month! And explore all membership tier options to have me as a resource while you journey through the world of Montessori Babies!-->  https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide

    Also, don't forget to grab my FREE Montessori eGuide to Begin Implementing Montessori with your babies and toddlers today! https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    Check out our Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/babytourguide/

    Check out our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/babytourguide/

    Xoxo,
    Bianca A. Solorzano, M.Ed.
    Baby Development & Montessori Consultant
    And Your Baby Tour Guide
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide)

    • 18 min
    All About Montessori Baby Wooden Materials with Lea Shell

    All About Montessori Baby Wooden Materials with Lea Shell

    In Episode 29, I had the honor of interviewing the amazing Lea Shell, COO of one of my favorite Montessori Baby Material shops, Essential Montessori! 

    We discussed:
    What are Montessori Baby Grasping Materials?Montessori Materials vs. Other Materials on MarketBenefits of Wooden Montessori MaterialsHow to Care for Wooden Montessori MaterialsAnd more!I had so much fun recording Episode 29 of the Montessori Babies Podcast! If you enjoyed and think it may be helpful to someone you know, I would love it if you would leave a review and share with your friends and family!

    Thank you so much to Essential Montessori for partnering with our show! Check out essentialmontessori.com to discover their amazing Montessori Baby Materials and use the code MONTESSORIBABIES for 10% off your order at checkout! 

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    A huge thank you to one of our amazing sponsors, EZPZ! Head on over to EZPZfun.com to discover their beautiful infant feeding products that were specially formulated by mothers and experts to cater to your baby's age and stage of development. Use the code MontessoriBabies10 at checkout for 10% off your order!
    Check out our blog -> https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Become a Patron of our Montessori Babies Podcast show for as little as $5 per month! And explore all membership tier options to have me as a resource while you journey through the world of Montessori Babies!-->  https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide

    Also, don't forget to grab my FREE Montessori eGuide to Begin Implementing Montessori with your babies and toddlers today! https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    Check out our Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/babytourguide/

    Check out our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/babytourguide/

    Xoxo,
    Bianca A. Solorzano, M.Ed.
    Baby Development & Montessori Consultant
    And Your Baby Tour Guide
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide)

    • 31 min
    Freedom of Movement in Infancy

    Freedom of Movement in Infancy

    In Episode 28, I began discussing the Montessori idea of Freedom of Movement and how it applies to infancy! We discussed:
    What is Freedom of Movement?Prepared EnvironmentImportance of Movement to InfancyContainersMontessori Floor BedAnd more!I had so much fun recording Episode 28 of the Montessori Babies Podcast! If you enjoyed and think it may be helpful to someone you know, I would love it if you would leave a review and share with your friends and family!

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    Also sending a huge thank you to our amazing sponsor, EZPZ! Head on over to EZPZfun.com to discover their beautiful infant feeding products that were specially formulated by mothers and experts to cater to your baby's age and stage of development. Use the code MontessoriBabies10 at checkout for 10% off your order!
    Check out our blog -> https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Become a Patron of our Montessori Babies Podcast show for as little as $5 per month! And explore all membership tier options to have me as a resource while you journey through the world of Montessori Babies!-->  https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide

    Also, don't forget to grab my FREE Montessori eGuide to Begin Implementing Montessori with your babies and toddlers today! https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    Check out our Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/babytourguide/

    Check out our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/babytourguide/

    Xoxo,
    Bianca A. Solorzano, M.Ed.
    Baby Development & Montessori Consultant
    And Your Baby Tour Guide
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide)

    • 16 min
    Montessori Foundations of Teaching Babies to Clean

    Montessori Foundations of Teaching Babies to Clean

    In Episode 27, I spoke all about laying foundations for teaching our sweet babies to clean...the Montessori Way! We discussed:
    Montessori Approach to Cleaning"Help Me Help Myself" - MontessoriFinding Moments to include babyMaking cleaning part of the Montessori lessonModeling pride in environmentAnd more!I had so much fun recording Episode 27 of the Montessori Babies Podcast! If you enjoyed and think it may be helpful to someone you know, I would love it if you would leave a review and share with your friends and family!

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    Also sending a huge thank you to our amazing sponsor, EZPZ! Head on over to EZPZfun.com to discover their beautiful infant feeding products that were specially formulated by mothers and experts to cater to your baby's age and stage of development. Use the code MontessoriBabies10 at checkout for 10% off your order!
    Check out our blog -> https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Become a Patron of our Montessori Babies Podcast show for as little as $5 per month! And explore all membership tier options to have me as a resource while you journey through the world of Montessori Babies!-->  https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide

    Also, don't forget to grab my FREE Montessori eGuide to Begin Implementing Montessori with your babies and toddlers today! https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    Check out our Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/babytourguide/

    Check out our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/babytourguide/

    Xoxo,
    Bianca A. Solorzano, M.Ed.
    Baby Development & Montessori Consultant
    And Your Baby Tour Guide
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide)
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide)

    • 16 min
    Benefits of Using a Bowl for Solids with Dawn Winkelmann M.S, CCC-SLP

    Benefits of Using a Bowl for Solids with Dawn Winkelmann M.S, CCC-SLP

    In Episode 26, I spoke to EZPZ's amazing Pediatric Feeding Specialist, Ms. Dawn Winkelmann, all about the benefits of using a bowl during mealtime! We discussed:
    Basic Developmental benefits of using a bowlPro Tips to Using a bowlSafety benefits of using a bowlCrossing the midlineHow to reduce food throwingAnd more!I had so much fun recording Episode 26 of the Montessori Babies Podcast! If you enjoyed and think it may be helpful to someone you know, I would love it if you would leave a review and share with your friends and family!

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    Also sending a huge thank you to our amazing sponsor, EZPZ! Head on over to EZPZfun.com to discover their beautiful infant feeding products that were specially formulated by mothers and experts to cater to your baby's age and stage of development. Use the code MontessoriBabies10 at checkout for 10% off your order!
    Check out our blog -> https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Become a Patron of our Montessori Babies Podcast show for as little as $5 per month! And explore all membership tier options to have me as a resource while you journey through the world of Montessori Babies!-->  https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide

    Also, don't forget to grab my FREE Montessori eGuide to Begin Implementing Montessori with your babies and toddlers today! https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    Check out our Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/babytourguide/

    Check out our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/babytourguide/

    Xoxo,
    Bianca A. Solorzano, M.Ed.
    Baby Development & Montessori Consultant
    And Your Baby Tour Guide
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide)

    • 40 min
    Discovering Link Between Object Permanence and Separation Anxiety in Babies

    Discovering Link Between Object Permanence and Separation Anxiety in Babies

    In Episode 25, we dive into the link between the developmental milestone of object permanence and separation anxiety! We discussed:
    Jean PiagetWhat is object permanence?When does object permanence typically emerge?What is separation anxiety?Ways to support baby during this timeWays to support yourself during this timeAnd more!I had so much fun recording Episode 25 of the Montessori Babies Podcast! If you enjoyed and think it may be helpful to someone you know, I would love it if you would leave a review and share with your friends and family!

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    Also sending a huge thank you to our amazing sponsor, EZPZ! Head on over to EZPZfun.com to discover their beautiful infant feeding products that were specially formulated by mothers and experts to cater to your baby's age and stage of development. Use the code MontessoriBabies10 at checkout for 10% off your order!
    Check out our blog -> https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Become a Patron of our Montessori Babies Podcast show for as little as $5 per month! And explore all membership tier options to have me as a resource while you journey through the world of Montessori Babies!-->  https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide

    Also, don't forget to grab my FREE Montessori eGuide to Begin Implementing Montessori with your babies and toddlers today! https://www.babytourguide.com/

    Check out our Montessori Baby Shoppe here -> https://www.babytourguide.com/montessori-baby-shoppe/

    Check out our Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/babytourguide/

    Check out our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/babytourguide/

    Xoxo,
    Bianca A. Solorzano, M.Ed.
    Baby Development & Montessori Consultant
    And Your Baby Tour Guide
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/babytourguide)

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Drragonfly ,

Great Resource!!

I love this podcast! I’ve recommended it to other moms and will continue to share.After listening, I feel more knowledgeable and empowered to be the best mom.

weber223 ,

Bowls episode

This episode was so great! Thanks to you and your guest. I really enjoy your show and usually learn quite a bit. Also it’s so clear you love what you do- that comes through and is really wonderful!

anastasiasolo123 ,

So educational!!!

I work with babies and am looking to learn more about implementing Montessori with the babies I work with and this podcast is perfect for that!

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