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I am a home schooling mom to three amazing kiddos.  We primarily use the Montessori pedagogy to guide our journey.  We also enjoy aspects of classical education and are part of Classical Conversations community. 

I write a Montessori column for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

I am still a geek at heart and at times miss my former career as an Information Architect/SharePoint Specialist.  I don't have much free time but if I do, it is spent on comic books and video games.

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Favorite Montessori-ish Resources

Favorite Montessori-ish Resources

If you've been around my blog for any length of time, you know the traditional Montessori materi...
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Using Math Command Cards

Using Math Command Cards

The Montessori math approach was what initially caught my eye about the Montessori Method.  I love t...
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Our Favorite Language Arts Supplements

Our Favorite Language Arts Supplements

One of the many reasons I homeschool is so I can tailor the approach to each child.  Our core Montes...
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Supporting a Family with High Medical Needs

Supporting a Family with High Medical Needs

This post is part of a special series I'm participating in a series called Parenting Children wi...
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Pink Tower Power

Pink Tower Power

There are few materials more synonymous with a Montessori education than the Pink Tower.  This i...
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Hemophilia, Juvenile Arthritis, and Allergies... Oh My!

Hemophilia, Juvenile Arthritis, and Allergies... Oh My!

This is the first post in a new series on Special Needs Parenting.  I'm honored and thrilled to ...
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Practical Life for an Older Child

Practical Life for an Older Child

Practical Life is often considered one of the most critical areas of a Montessori primary education....
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