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How to Survive Watching Your Child Get Crushed on the Playground

I know. I am not alone. Maybe experiencing your child get crushed on the playground is some sort of initiation to the next level of parenting toughness, or maybe it is just a cruel way of reminding us parents that we made the decision to bring this child into the world…so we must allow him to experience it. All of it. Good and Bad. There are no short cuts.

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"...when one of my colleagues, Christina Torre, offered a way to work on this—through a class in mindfulness she would teach at the Montessori school where we both work—I jumped at the opportunity." 
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Imagination is so amazing with little boys and superheroes. We like Capt America! Go figure for a military family :-) 
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Development of Mathematical Thinking:

This article outlines easy and accessible ways, supported by brain research, to bring early math learning into your home and classroom. Read: there are no flash cards or worksheets!! #montessori  #math #ece
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I write, edit and publish Carrots Are Orange. I feature Montessori ideas & activities for parents & educators to implement in the home, homeschool and classroom. I am currently getting Montessori certified which is a long way from the ten years I spent in business. I live in Seattle with my two young boys and husband.


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  • Wesleyan University
    Economics, 1995 - 1999
  • University of Washington
    Business, 2004 - 2006
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What Helps Kids Focus Better – and Why They Need Help
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The other day a kid rode by, texting while riding down the street on his bike. I saw a group of kids in a fast-food joint having lunch. Inst

Parents Are Digital Hypocrites | TIME.com
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Adults think they're setting limits but inadvertently teach kids to overuse gadgets

Small Types: Rockstar Authors
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I'll be honest, the discussion and voting is really pretty random and subjective. (He's too old. I've read those books too many times. This

no rules classroom
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New school year is starting for many of us. Educators create routines, daily schedules, small group experiences. We plan for wonderful books

The Imagination Tree
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creative play and learning activities for children and babies

Six Tips for Dealing with Anxiety
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We all experience anxiety at times. Occasional anxiety is natural and manageable. Unfortunately, the busy pace of modern life leaves seven o

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Our Montessori Home
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Learning at home the Montessori Way

Word Family Activities for Preschoolers
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Blog post at Carrots Are Orange : I completed my Montessori language training this past week. Montessori's approach to language is brilliant

Which Senses Do Your Children Seek Out?
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Blog post at Carrots Are Orange : My older son can't get enough of tactile sensory experiences. You name it, he loves smearing it on his bod

We Have More Energy to Be Better Partners, Parents, and People
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It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own succes

How Do We Talk to Kids about Death?
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Blog post at Carrots Are Orange : We were discussing names. My 4 year old asked me to tell him his brother’s middle name. Knowing that his m

Kids & Grief
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Blog post at Carrots Are Orange : Tonight as my 2.5 year old slept peacefully I stared at him thinking of a few special people I wished so m

Simply “Be” with your Children {No Props Required}
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Blog post at Carrots Are Orange : One of the most remarkable things I observed about my sons' Nature Immersion camp was that there were no b

5 Ways to Bring Storytelling to Life in Nature
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Blog post at Carrots Are Orange : The art of oral story telling seems to be lost these days. I have fond, warm memories of story telling wit

The Best Response Ever To Breastfeeding In Public
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We've heard a lot of thoughtful, impassioned arguments from moms who have to defend their rights to breastfeed in public, but we've never co

Children & Nature Network
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Children & Nature Network (C&NN) was created to encourage and support the people and organizations working nationally and internationally to reconnect children with nature.

Technology for Moms - Free Tech Help & Support for Your Electronic Toys
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Learn all about the technology to help make your life as an online Mother easier!