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Hello Bee - Favourite Montessori Books by Kylie at How we Montessori

My Favourite Montessori Books

I read a lot of Montessori books, so I thought I would share some of my favourites. My favourite Montessori book for new parents and parents of toddlers is: The Joyful Child – Montessori, Global Wisdom for Birth to Three by Susan Mayclin Stephenson. This is one of the best books that covers the Montessori approach [...]

favorite gear 6-12 months

Favourite Baby Gear: 6-12 Months

A few things happened when Little Oats hit six months. She was crawling, which meant there was a whole new world of trouble for her to get into. She was starting solid food, which meant there was a whole new world of mess for her to get into. And her personality was developing…which meant there [...]

postpartum essentials

Postpartum Survival Kit

The part of having a baby that I truly wasn’t prepared for were the first few weeks postpartum. I had a really rough recovery (involving a trip back to the hospital at 2 days pp, 25+ infected stitches, mega-doses of antibiotics and painkillers, etc.), so there were a few things I found to be lifesavers. [...]

kindergarten essentials

Essentials for Starting Kindergarten

Last year I blogged about Charlie’s lunchbox essentials when he started public pre-k. Now that we have a whole year of school under our belt, we know what gear we need when he starts kindergarten next week! 1) Gap Junior Canvas Backpack (also available in black) – Charlie had a Skip Hop dog backpack that he [...]

favorite newborn gear

Favourite Gear: Months 0-3

When Little Oats was a newborn, there were so many products that we loved. While I’m not on board with buying every baby product on the shelves, there are a handful that I swear by. I know that while I was pregnant, I read every gear guide I could get my hands on, looking for [...]


Fractured Fairy Tales

As a child fairy tales, especially the kind that involved a princess and a prince, were my favorites. I could listen all day to stories as long as someone was there to read them. In second grade my favorite teacher, Mrs. Wortley, asked the class if we had ever heard the story of the Three [...]


ABC Books

Alphabet books are a staple in most homes with young kids. Still there are only so many ways to make the alphabet fun — it’s the same letters in the same order every time. When I started looking for ABC books for Drake I wanted them to be more then just the letters. This is [...]

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