How Montessori Can Help Baby’s Development

If you’ve looked into early childhood education, chances are you’ve come across Montessori. But did you know it can also be a great learning tool for babies as young as newborns? While most people of think of it for preschool-age children and older, the Montessori practices and ideas can be really useful for babies’ development, as well. Here’s a primer on how and why babies and Montessori can be great together.

By | 2019-02-06T16:01:39+00:00 February 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Behind the Scenes on Our Path to Shark Tank

Over the years, many people suggested that I try and get Monti Kids on Shark Tank. One day, I casually Googled: ”Auditioning for Shark Tank” and saw that there was going to be an open casting call two weeks later in Palm Springs - not too far from where we are in the Bay Area. I decided to go for it! We needed to fill out a long, detailed application about the business, bring samples, and present a one-minute pitch. My baby Zayd was just three months old at the time. I couldn’t leave him and was a little nervous to take him with me but I decided that if I had backup, it would be okay. I asked Berenice, one of the Monti Kids Montessori experts, to come with me to help out. I practiced my pitch with some friends who are big Shark Tank fans and and did a lot of Q&A prep.

By | 2019-01-22T12:41:33+00:00 January 15th, 2019|News|4 Comments

5 Montessori Parenting Tips to Make Life with a Toddler Easier

Parenting toddlers is joyful and fulfilling, but it’s also exhausting! Monti Kids team member, Montessori educator, and a mom of three, Stacy, shared 5 useful tips on positive parenting techniques to eliminate some of the challenges of raising a toddler.

By | 2019-01-15T15:14:58+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Montessori Tips, News|0 Comments