Kids Talk Workshops Are Open!

Montessori Professional Development

Earlier this year I reopened one of my Kids Talk Workshops, Unscramble Spelling, after revamping it. I was curious to see if there would be any interest in the course, as it had been closed for over two years.  The response was favorable, so I’ve revamped three other courses, just in time to help out for […]


Think Big With Montessori Education

Think Big with Montessori Education

It was a quiet September morning, sitting around drinking coffee.  We were on vacation with friends and talking about what to do for the day. Then an email came in announcing that Jeff Bezos was investing $2 Billion for free Montessori-inspired preschools.  All plans for the day were put on hold. The game began. The […]


FREE WEBINAR | Helping Children Learn To Listen

helping children learn to listen

In my many years of working with young children, there is one question I hear frequently from parents and teachers: How do I get children to listen to me? When we are confronted with tantrums, defiant behavior, or worse, it’s difficult to know what to do. But these situations are usually avoidable, or at least […]


FREE WEBINAR | Planning For Summer Fun

Planning For Summer Fun

Are you concerned about having enough activities to fill up the entire summer? At home and at school? In this instant webinar, Planning For Summer Fun… Parent or teacher you’ll learn: All in under 15 minutes! Plus you’ll get an action guide to help you put it all together. Sign up below and you’ll go […]


FREE WEBINAR | Understanding How Children Learn To Read

understanding how children learn to read

Want FUN activities to do with preschoolers? Want to feel confident about children’s reading? In Understanding How Children Learn To Read, you’ll learn: As in all our webinars, you can ask me a question for a personal reply using our question form. Parent or teacher, you’ll get FUN tips to help children with important skills. […]


FREE WEBINAR | Building Strong Family Relationships

Building Strong Family Relationships

What I have learned is that strong relationships that last a lifetime don’t just “happen”. Strong relationships require intentional work. If building relationships were easy, we’d have very few regrets in our lives. Building relationships is messy work. In this webinar, you’ll learn three ways to build strong relationships every day. You’ll also find out […]


FREE WEBINAR | Teaching Your Children Values

Teaching Your Children Values

In today’s world there appears to be a leadership culture that promotes ideas and actions that go against time-tested universal principles of human behavior. These principles have worked to build healthy individuals and cultures all over the world for thousands of years.  We know that there are physical laws, such as gravity, that if we […]


FREE EVENT | Childhood Potential Conference

2024 Childhood Potential

The Childhood Potential Online Montessori Conference 2024 is coming up January 29 – February 2 and I’m excited to be one of the speakers. I’ll be speaking on the first day on Building Brains the Montessori Way. This conference is not just an event, it’s a five-day festival of learning and inspiration! Each day is a […]


FREE WEBINAR | How To Help With Spelling

how to help with spelling

Is spelling dead? In today’s tech world with computerized dictation programs, along with the ability to use spelling autocorrect as we write, there is an educational faction that says that learning to spell is unimportant, that spelling is dead. Research shows, though, that being a competent speller increases… Learning to be a good speller is […]


FREE WEBINAR | What About Kindergarten? A Montessori Perspective

What about kindergarten?

It’s a perennial problem for Montessori schools. How can we show parents the importance of the third year of our programs for children 3 to 6 years old? Because the third year in a Montessori program is truly a leap year! This is a session that you will want to let all of your school […]