The Benefits of Sensory Toys - Are They Worth It?

The Benefits of Sensory Toys - Are They Worth It?

Sep 16 , 2022

Alex deMoca

We’ve all bought hundreds of toys over the years, and by now, we pretty much have a good idea of what type of toys or activities our children love ...

Easing Back Into Kindergarten or School!

Easing Back Into Kindergarten or School!

Sep 08 , 2022

Alex deMoca

We’ve put together the best tips for the smoothest transition from the summer mood to the start of the new academic year (whether it is school or k...

Risky Play - A Natural Part of Children’s Healthy Development

Risky Play - A Natural Part of Children’s Healthy Development

Aug 29 , 2022

Alex deMoca

Putting a child at risk is different from allowing a child to take risks! How else will they learn, develop and find their limits if risky play is ...

Why Children Lie and What You Can Do!

Why Children Lie and What You Can Do!

Aug 23 , 2022

Alex deMoca

Do adults lie? Yes, WE DO! Yep, even you, reading this article. It's the little lies we tell to be polite, like answering to " How do I look today?...

Is Getting Messy Part of Learning?  The Montessori Approach!

Is Getting Messy Part of Learning? The Montessori Approach!

Aug 08 , 2022

Alex deMoca

The respect and care for the space we live in! We rarely complete all the housework that needs to be done. After all, we are a small group of peopl...

Freedom, The Montessori Way!

Freedom, The Montessori Way!

Aug 01 , 2022

Alex deMoca

"To let the child do as he likes when he has not yet developed any powers of control is to betray the idea of freedom." - Dr. Maria Montessori, The...

One Family, Different Parenting Styles

One Family, Different Parenting Styles

Jul 21 , 2022

Alex deMoca

Way before starting the parenting journey! When babies first come along, it's not uncommon for new parents to have different opinions about the bab...

Best Toddler Toys to Improve Fine Motor Skills

Best Toddler Toys to Improve Fine Motor Skills

Jul 19 , 2022

Alex deMoca

What do picking up a raspberry, turning a door knob, and zipping a sweater have in common? They all require fine motor skills. These skills start t...