This is one of the most popular Montessori books for parents and the one we recommend to parents above all others. It's practical, easy to read, and includes plenty of activities and ideas to implement Montessori at home.
From the publisher:
Using the principles developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, Simone Davies explains how to turn life with a toddler into a mutually rich and rewarding time of curiosity, learning, respect, and discovery.
With hundreds of practical ideas for every aspect of living with a toddler, here are five principles for feeding your child’s natural curiosity, from “Trust in the child” to “Fostering a sense of wonder.” Step-by-step ways to cultivate daily routines with ease, like brushing teeth, toilet-training, dealing with siblings, losing the pacifier. Plus learn how to:
Stay composed when your toddler is not and set limits with love and respect—without resorting to bribes or punishment
Set up your home and get rid of the chaos
Create Montessori activities that are just right for your one-to-three-year-old
Raise an inquisitive learner who loves exploring the world around them
See the world through your toddler’s eyes and be surprised and delighted by their perspective
Be your child’s guide—and truly celebrate every stage
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