DIY Montessori colour tablets 

In my last post, I talked about some of the ways we encourage Frida to learn about and explore colour. I mentioned I wanted to make Frida some DIY Montessori colour tablets to further explore the concepts of “darker/darkest” and “lighter/lightest”. I decided to just start with one colour. I picked blue as it’s consistently been one…

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A little life update + musings on mum guilt

Some of you might remember that earlier this year I trained as a doula. The training was absolutely phenomenal (I’ve recommended it to friends!) and although I haven’t wanted to practice yet as Frida is still very young, I’ve incorporated lots of what I have learnt into my Hypnobirthing teaching with great feedback. Anyway, I’m very…

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Practical life: dusting shelves

I have been facilitating more practical life activities for Frida recently – she seems to have taken more of an interest in them, so I’m following her lead and trying to provide her with the opportunities to develop and hone her skills. Earlier today I noticed that Frida’s art shelves were getting a little dusty,…

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Practical life: chopping using a crinkle cutter 

Yesterday Frida helped me cook by chopping our courgettes and tofu. Yes, she’s only 19 months, but you’re never too young to help with cooking!  (Apologies for the quality of these photos – our dining room is really dark in the evenings).  I gave her a simple demonstration, showing her how to slice the vegetable…

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