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  • 3 essential gifts to give your child
    April 17, 2013  

      Parenting evolves with every generation, with new technological developments, and with the changing patterns of human behavior. There are however, some things every individual should have in them. Montessori believes that regardless of your financial, time or any other constraints, here are three gifts you should give your children now. The Gift of Empathy We all like to have close relationships with people and want the same for our children. The focal point to […]

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  • Spending free quality time with your children
    April 14, 2013  

      Spending quality time with your children does not necessarily mean you need to spend a fortune on them. Most memories we have of our childhood revolved around things we did that did not involve money. So how can you spend some quality and memorable time with your children?   One thing the teachers at our preschool have learnt over their experiences with your young children is that kids do notice when you’re giving them […]

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  • Ways to Get Your Kids to Listen
    April 11, 2013  

    One thing parents and teachers often complain about is getting children to listen. You all must have been through at least one episode when you had repeated the same instructions to your child at least five times and you were ignored. You then proceed to tell them five more times, this time more loudly, only reminding yourself of the type of parent you did not want to be! So what can you do to change […]

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  • How to Win over a Stubborn Child
    April 8, 2013  

        As your child approaches the age of about three, you will see your child making more decisions of her own, sometimes even defying your decisions at times. You may come to a point when you will want to pull your hair out, scream till the bats hear you or stomp your feet to your room (or all of these at the same time); but we are going to show you how you can […]

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  • Creating Montessori learning opportunities at home
    April 4, 2013  

    Did you know that some games you play with your toddlers can actually influence their interest in learning subjects like science and math as they grow older? If you spend just a few minutes a day with the Reggio based games and activities below, your child will learn much more easily. Young children are natural mathematicians and scientists because of their desire to explore, experiment and their natural curiosity; according to educational experts at the […]

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  • Toddler temper tantrums


    March 17, 2013  

    Temper tantrums – a highly scary word for parents and caregivers. Have you ever wondered why a young child has a temper tantrum? Consider this: Most toddlers have a very limited vocabulary. Your child may be trying to figure something out or complete a certain task. He can’t find the words to express himself. Frustration slowly creeps in and triggers the anger button – and you have a temper tantrum. Team the frustration up with […]

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  • Tips for a healthy school year


    March 11, 2013  

      As you enjoy the last few days of the summer break; you create a mental list of all the things you need to do before the new school year begins. One important thing is a visit to the pediatrician. You may think that booster shots and regular check ups may be the key to a healthy child; but many pediatricians and we at Montessori Sugar Land believe that your child needs an overall health […]

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  • The Fine Art of Sharing
    March 7, 2013  

    Have you ever looked at a toddler’s rules for living?   “It’s mine….I want it” “If I was playing with it…..it’s only mine”   You get the drift. You have just learnt what belongs to others and what belongs to you….and now you want me to share??? Sharing is a difficult thing to do for most toddlers. Thankfully, as they grow to the ages of three to four, sharing does become easier. What can you […]

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  • manners, manners, manners


    March 5, 2013  

    We have all seen at one time or other, a child that lacks manners. Remember cringing in fear when faced with a child like that? Remember telling yourself that you will ensure your child has manners? Well, it’s not as difficult as it sounds. Maria Montessori had the child’s mind mapped out so perfectly all those years ago, that the principles still apply perfectly today. Montessori preschools all over the world instill manners by simple […]

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  • Communicating with your child the Montessori way
    March 3, 2013  

    When it comes to preschool education, activities are centered on the goals of the program the preschool follows. At Preschool Sugar Land, we believe that the Montessori way is an endless opportunity for the child’s learning and how the caregivers conduct activities through the right communication method. At Montessori preschools, communication is always much more than words and tone. Body language and attitude is also as important. As a parent, you may want to follow […]

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