Hello world!

The child is a marvel.  The teacher within is what must come forth.  How do we adults not get in the way? How do we tease that out? Montessori herself said “Adults look upon a child as something empty that is to be filled through their own efforts, as something inert and helpless for which they must do everything, as something lacking an inner guide and in constant need of inner direction. . . . An adult who acts in this way, even though he may be convinced that he is filled with zeal, love, and a spirit of sacrifice on behalf of his child, unconsciously suppresses the development of the child’s own personality.” Sigh. What a journey….

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