Parent Perspective- Why We Chose Montessori

When my wife, Ashley, and I tell people that our son, Michael, attends a Montessori school, not everyone knows what we’re talking about. Reactions range from curiosity (“Oh, tell me about that!”) to wariness (“Is that a normal school?”). Everyone wants to know why, unless they’re also Montessori parents. In that case, we get knowing […]

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An Alternative to “Snowplow Parenting”

Recently, an article in The New York Times, discussed “snowplow parenting” or for those of us in the South, “lawn-mower parenting.” As the terms suggest, these parents go in front of their kids and do things to “help them,” such as put on their shoes, carry their belongings, and bring them work if it is left […]

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