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My child is a picky eater!

Children, especially young children, can control three things: sleeping, eating, and going to the restroom.   Parents worry […]

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Alternative Praise – What to say instead of “Good Job!”

Providing Praise: What to Say Instead of “Good Job!”   “Good job!”  Many parents might find themselves saying […]

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How To Accept a Gift, According to Preschoolers

Grace and Courtesy lessons are a daily part of your child’s life at Wheaton Montessori School.  It may […]

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Your Child Might Be Ready to Start School, Even if You’re Not…

How do I know if my child is ready to start school?   As parents, we’re never quite […]

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Audiobooks: Listening is Reading, Too!

Listening is Reading, Too! I will confess, I am one of those people who does not enjoy listening […]

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The Question Every Parent Asks…

“What can we do to support what is happening at school?”   During parent-teacher conferences, orientations, and parent […]

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Welcoming Our Friends Back to School

Preparing for Returning Students Especially during Staff Week, the needs of our community are at the forefront of […]

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Discussion: Engaging Reluctant and Early Readers

CommuniTEA Discussion on Engaging Reluctant Readers   The Wheaton Montessori School’s “CommuniTEA” discussion series will continue on December […]

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Questions-and-Answers with Dr. Bilezekian

CommuniTEA – Tuesday November 15 Don’t miss your chance for a “Fireside Chat” with John-Marc! Cafe K’Tizo, 8:15am […]

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Ten Things Your Two-Year-Old Can Do

Raising capable, independent, and confident adults does not begin when your child is an adult.  Raising a capable, […]

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Failure Tolerance – Helping Your Child Grow

Mrs. Fortun recently spoke to parents on an idea put forth by Alison Gopnik in “The Gardener and […]

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Twenty-Five Manners by Age Nine, If Not Sooner

Manners Matter! Our elementary teachers, Ms. Searcy and Mrs. Fortun, mention this list from author David Lowry several […]

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What Every Child Should Know

Our teachers at Wheaton Montessori School are constantly talking about the “General Fund of Information” that every child […]

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NO HOMEWORK?!?! How will they learn???

Why don’t my elementary kids get homework? They do. It’s just not in the form of worksheets. Elementary […]

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Reaching Real Peace

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