Tag Archives: "Dr. Maria Montessori"

Guest Post: Free the Genius in Your Child

Our brain is made up of approximately 100 billion neurons which are greatly malleable and adaptable to life. Experiments have shown that neurons have an almost unlimited potential for growth and development and that we presently use only about 10–15 percent of our brain’s capacity. Compared to all the galaxies in the universe, our brain is the…

Terrible Two’s X 2: Survival Strategies and Perspective

My identical twin boys hit the height of their “terrible two’s” at about twenty months of age. They were very enthusiastic to explore the world but lacked the verbal ability to fully communicate their desires or understand my requests. The result was a list of antics suitable for the movie “Parenthood.” This included out-whiting or…