Hi Janet, My son is 3 years old and is a very happy child! He is at a RIE accredited Montessori school since he was little. I'm a working mom. I will never forget that after his first days at the infant room, his teacher told me that it was amazing
“A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man’s brow.” - Charles Brower via Creativity is Not Correct | Janet Lansbury
"Which is why I focus so much on supporting you to speak to your children with compassion. Whether they're four or fourteen, your words have tremendous power in your child's psyche. What beliefs do you want your child carrying for the rest of his or her life? Notice the words coming out of your mouth today. Adjust accordingly." A really important reminder from Dr. Laura.
Oh, I love this! It's so true that healthy habits begin at home and kids learn so much just be listening and watching their parents. These healthy habits aren't hard to teach out kids, but a great reminder of how much we really teach our kids by setting a good example.