1. How to Throw an Epic Kids’ Birthday Party- Montessorified

    We've all been there. Was it really only 364 days earlier when you were just wrapping up the last big party? Guests gone, presents unwrapped and a child beginning to come down from a crazy sugar rush, you were probably breathing a sigh of relief. But the earth has gone around the sun again, and that…Read More

  2. How To Raise Inclusive Leaders

    Just last week I was talking to my son's Lead Teacher and she mentioned that parents have asked her about how to incorporate Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) into their child’s development. While I’m no expert on the topic, I do spend a lot of time and energy focused on this particular aspec…Read More

  3. WHO IS MARIA MONTESSORI?

    Who is Maria Montessori? The greatest sign of success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."  - Maria Montessori   Maria Montessori was born in Italy on August 31, 1870. She was born to a well-respected family and was expected to grow up t…Read More

  4. TOP 5 REASONS WHY MONTESSORI WORKS!

    Why Montessori School? We love this post written by Ann Pilzner, advocate for Montessori and Montessori parent, and wanted to share with you her top five reasons why Montessori works - five reasons of many! Source: http://montessorirocks.org/top-5-reasons-why-montessori-works/ As a Montessori paren…Read More

  5. TURNING A NEW LEAF: 1ST DAY AT A NEW SCHOOL

    Relationship Building For The New Children at School As adults, we sometimes forget how difficult it is for a child to go to a new school. They have to go by themselves to a new school, a new classroom, and to have to try to form a whole new group of friends. For many children there is a lot of anxi…Read More

  6. PVMA: OUR STORY

    The Story Peaceful Valley Montessori Academy And It's Founding Partners Looking around PVMA today, a young child is crying in frustration because they are unable to zip up their puffy winter jacket. Feeble attempts at expressing a need for help pour out into trickling little tears. An older child no…Read More