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Deb Chitwood
Works at Living Montessori Now
Attended Sheffield Hallam University
Lives in San Diego, California
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This simple technique can teach even toddlers to stop interrupting. And you can be respectful of kids' needs and feelings at the same time.
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These gluten-free pumpkin chocolate chip muffins are satisfying for chocoholics while being healthy at the same time. They're protein-rich and dairy-free.
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Free apple printable (instant download) for Ten Apples Up On Top activities; 10 apple photographs with and without numbers 1-10; can be used with cubes or Duplo blocks.
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Do you wonder how to add interest to your classroom or homeschool? It's easy if you add a few calendar observances into your schedule. I’m sharing my calendar of October themed activities for kids. With this, you'll find lots of calendar observances (both silly and serious) throughout the month. They're perfect as a focus for unit studies or mini units. You’ll find all my unit studies and holiday posts listed by themes in my “Montessori-Inspired ...
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Follow Deb @ Living Montessori Now on Instagram for lots of fun, educational photos and ideas; post includes the Montessori Monday linky collection.
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Top 10 posts and referrers plus thank you's for September 2016 at Living Montessori Now....
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You can make a difference in the fight against cancer without participating in an event. Individuals & families can help even from home.
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These fun Ten Apples Up On Top activities are Montessori inspired and use Spielgaben educational toys and free printables.
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These free spiderweb cutting strips use beautiful photographs of spiderwebs for toddlers & preschoolers who are afraid of spiders plus those fascinated by spiders.
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These free tarantula and spider do-a-dot printables are great for any time of year, but they're especially perfect for Halloween
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Founder of Living Montessori Now and Bits of Positivity - Montessori educator/writer, former homeschooler, and mother of two adult children
Introduction

I have two blogs: LivingMontessoriNow.com and BitsofPositivity.com. In addition, I'm the cofounder of SpringSnowPublications.com. I also write on the 15th of each month at the collaborative PreKandKSharing.blogspot.com. I'm the author of Montessori at Home or School: How to Teach Grace and Courtesy, published in December 2013

I'm a Montessori writer and former homeschooler with Montessori certification and an MA in Early Childhood Studies. I live in San Diego with Terry, my husband of 39 years.

My 29-year-old son, Will, lives in San Diego. He and his wife, Chea, are skating coaches. Will is also a DJ, and Chea is also a Sport Psychology Consultant. Will has his B.A. in Communications, and Chea has her doctorate in Sports Psychology. In November 2013, Will and Chea made me a very happy first-time grandmother!

My daughter, Christina (now 24), moved to England at age 16 to skate with her ice-dance partner, Mark Hanretty. I lived with Christina in Sheffield, England, for 1 1/2 years until she was old enough to live on her own. I completed my master’s program at Sheffield Hallam University. Except for missing my husband and son, living in England was a great experience!

Christina now has her BA in Performance and Professional Practice and is married to an Englishman, Tom Parkin. Christina and Tom moved to San Diego at the end of 2010. Tom is a golf pro in San Diego, and Chrissy is a fitness specialist, motivational speaker, author, and coach/choreographer.

Education
  • Sheffield Hallam University
    MA in Early Childhood Studies, 2006 - 2007
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