Mom, You Need To Invite Dad To The Peace Table...

People that are familiar with Montessori Classrooms have heard of "The Peace Table." The Peace Table is part of "The Peace Curriculum."  Deb Chitwood, author of Living Montessori Now explains that the Peace Table is "safe place" where children can come and discuss their problems and to resolve conflict." Our 4-and-a-half-year-old daughter has started a formal Montessori curriculum.  Our 3-year-old son has not started at the school yet.  But, we use the Peace Table at home now that he is old enough to articulate and respond. ...more
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Life Before Kids. Life After Kids.

I know some mommies who managed to pretty much keep their former lives in tact after having children. They are still beautiful, slender, fashionable, and trendy. They can sprint across a room without breaking their ankles in 4 inch heels and look fabulous as they dislodge a Hot Wheel from their child's throat. My gorgeous little sister is one of these women....more