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A friend recently shared with me how much she loves beeswax oil. I quizzed her some more and decided it was time I gave it ago. Previously Caspar has used Lavender Polish on timber but I'm thinking a homemade product would be nice. I used the recipe found at Natural Kids. First I measured the oil (1 cup of olive oil) and grated the beeswax (from our local market). I put the beeswax into the oil until it reached 1 1/4 cups. I heated the oil and beeswax slowly until they combined. I poured the oil mixture into jars and... Read more →

Do you have questions that you would like to ask a Montessori teacher? I always have lots of questions. I often ask them at parent teacher interviews or at parent education nights. Today I've asked Meghan Hicks a question I've had on my mind for a few weeks (by the way Otis doesn't turn three until April). Not only is Meghan Montessori trained she has extensive experience in Montessori schools and importantly she is also a parent of two boys! Here is a question that I've asked Meghan and her response follows. I have a three year old child who... Read more →

Over the last couple of years the Montessori at home online community has grown in ways I could never have imagined. Deb is now an integral part of that community. Her blog Sixtine et Victoire is simply beautiful and really resonates with my style of Montessori living. Deb is here today to share a little about her self and her Montessori journey. Hello! I am Deb, the blogger behind Sixtine et Victoire, young Parisian French mother to Sixtine Charlotte 28 months and Victoire, 11 months, the inspiration for my Montessori-influenced and green living-inspired blog. We are a family of four.... Read more →

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I have a couple of real treats for you this week. Tomorrow we will be featuring a wonderful Canadian Montessori family. A family that you might already know! Later in the week I have an article that if you have a child at a Montessori school might be the most important article you will ever read. It has already changed the way I look at after school activities for Otis. Today though... some friendly and interesting links. If you are interested in infant Montessori you will love this Instagram feed. I have always been a fan of Kara over at... Read more →