Have you ever felt helpless with your one-month-old baby, unsure of what to do to help her grow and maximize her use of her time awake each day? Or are we so consumed with bathing, feeding and making sure the baby is comfortable and not crying that we totally miss the God given opportunities … More Child Development – How to help your baby
More or less everyone has heard about Montessori Education and schools but does everyone know what the Montessori education method is or what Montessori schools should be doing and teaching? Do you? Would you like to find out more? So if you want to expand your knowledge about Montessori, understand how to impact the … More The Addlo Montessori 3 Day Challenge
Do you consider this a weird statement to make, or are you thinking that scribbling really is a waste of time, energy, and resources? The following true story might help you clarify a few things. Bolatito is a 3-year-old in Nursery 1, she actually started school when she was 2 years 7 months old. … More Scribbling is Not Allowed Here
There are many arguments against the Montessori Method, it’s too old, very expensive, can’t work in Nigeria, too soft on children, etc. The only problem with the negative standpoint is that the same can be said of many forms of formal educational methods. For me Montessori is special. It makes sense, children are happy learning … More Montessori Is Special
In the last two weeks I have had both parents and teachers, reaching out and asking for help with their children at home or in the classroom misbehaving. The children either fight, bite, hit out, shove, pinch or play on their own. These children all range between 2 and 3-years old! So is something wrong … More Why is my child 2 year old Misbehaving?
“Why is my child struggling with his school work, homework, academics? Why can’t my child read simple sentences? Is my child going to scale through and get into a good secondary school?” These are questions that parents have asked over and over again, and they still continue to ask. Most of the time the … More Why Children May struggle in School
For Our Children When was the last time you thought, ‘Life is beautiful’? Probably not very recently, if you are like most, the prevalent thoughts are about the economy, how to cope, deferring plans instead of implementing, changing schools because school fees are now cutting too deeply and survival is becoming a figment of the … More Looking Ahead As We Care
By Ayobami Ayomidele -Primary Three Dear Mrs Adefemiwa, Good morning Ma. How are you today? I hope you are well. I am sorry Ma, but I want to tell you something. I have been very sad coming to school. I like you, but I think you do not like me. I do not know why. … More A Short Letter For My Teacher
Several years ago, I remember waiting in the Waiting Area of a school with my husband, we had an appointment to see the Head Teacher of a School one of our children was starting the following term. The children in the school were going into the IT room for a lesson, they were whispering, winking … More Teach Them About Sex Now
The Prewriting Skill Expectations for Children In a society where we compare and contrast our child with all other children without much understanding of the common developmental stages children go through, it is important to continue to talk about Prewriting Skills, than writing exercises. We have spent the last 2 weeks explaining how to prepare … More Age Apropriate Pre-Writing Skills For Your Child.