Montessori Friendly Toys: 5 months

Lefty Baby has started enjoying toys! By enjoying, I really mean licking/chewing/sucking on/generally eating them. He does have a few favourite toys though, and it’s lovely to watch him explore them. All of these favourites are things he explores with his hands, which he realised the potential of around a month ago. He loves to Read more about Montessori Friendly Toys: 5 months[…]

Movement Area Update – 2 Months Old

This week, I made the first changes to Lefty Baby’s movement area since we set it up for him. His interest in black and white images has been waning, so I took down the Munari-inspired felt mobiles I’d made for him and replaced them with a few different objects. Obviously, I don’t have all of Read more about Movement Area Update – 2 Months Old[…]

Open-Ended, Gender Neutral Christmas Presents for an Infant

Despite being a secular family, as I discussed in my Top Ten Tips for  a Humanist Christmas post, Christmas has always been a big deal to us. We enjoy getting together to eat a big dinner, spend time with one another and contest the annual games tournament. I love decorating our home and sending cards Read more about Open-Ended, Gender Neutral Christmas Presents for an Infant[…]

Montessori Movement Area – 1 month

After the rush of newborn madness that was Lefty Baby’s first month, I finally managed to spend some time organising his movement area, making it a space which works for his current developmental needs. He has been more awake throughout the day and is at least somewhat happier to spend time in places that aren’t Read more about Montessori Movement Area – 1 month[…]