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Parenting Extremes

Thoughts & Reflections

Parenting is full of extremes. No one could possibly feel as much love as I feel for this child in this moment. There’s no way I could feel more love, more pride, more joy, and then a sibling comes along, and my heart is even more full. There is no child more beautiful, more funny, […]

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When Children Ask “Why?”

Podcasts

For a podcast of this post, scroll to the bottom of this page or subscribe on iTunes. Children, especially young children, ask a million questions. There are memes and tropes and jokes about the questions children ask, and about the responses adults give. Maybe the reason “Because I said so!” became the irked end to […]

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5 Tips to Bring Montessori Home

Thoughts & Reflections

Families want to be supportive of their children’s development. We all get the same 24 hours in the day, so whether our work is unpaid as a primary caregiver or takes us outside the home for most of the day and many special occasions, between chores and school and sleep and the zillion other unnameable […]

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Spotlight Montessori Gym

Spotlights

This interview is with Barbara from Montessori Gym. A quick note on the story behind Montessori Gym: My husband and I are Montessori parents who dedicate their professional life to sports performance analysis and training. Some time ago, we started noticing that there seems to be a disconnect between the way the Montessori approach is […]

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100 Favorites

Other Good Things

The Zine is hitting a milestone — 100 issues! To celebrate, we’re sharing one hundred of our favorites (in no particular order). Enjoy! Our Team Creativity Podcasts Our mascot, London Mr. Rogers Big conversations Uno Questions from around the world The beginning of the school year Witty tee shirts Shape Work Ice cream social on […]

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