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Montessori Resources

Nurturing Self-esteem
•    Acknowledgement vs. Praise: http://www.awareparenting.com/praisearticle.pdf

•    Addressing our children’s sleep debt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztGkmruGPqM
•    Why we Sleep, Unlocking the power of sleep and dreams, by Matthew Walker, PhD

•    Parenting from the Inside Out, How deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive, by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Mary Hartzell, M. Ed. 
•    The Whole-Brain Child, 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture your Child’s Developing Mind, by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

The Child in Nature
•    TEDx – Prescribing Nature for Health: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uk0QriYYws
•    Playing with Dirt: https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/who-we-are/how-we-work/youth-engagement/benefits-of-outdoors-for-kids/#

•    How Language Shapes the Way we Think: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKK7wGAYP6k

Practical Life
•    Cooking with children: https://cookingwithkids.org/resources/how-to-videos-english/
•    When should my child start doing chores? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfBviQg2sRc

Montessori Philosophy 
•    The Journey to Independence: https://montessoriguide.org/journey-to-independence

Lumin also helps to coordinate a parent education workshop called the Montessori Roundtable, which brings together Montessori leaders in Dallas to discuss parenting and child development issues. Recent clips from Montessori Roundtable discussions are included here.