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We’re Almost Homeschoolers!

  In 10 school days, I will be a homeschool mom. I am equal parts excited and intimidated. The “plan” had always been to homeschool. However, when we moved to a new town, I got sick, and the store I was working at closed, my kid was lonely and sad. At work, he had all-day… Continue reading We’re Almost Homeschoolers!

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Big changes in our family!!

I've been kind of quiet from blogging lately.  This has partly been because I'm working like crazy but mostly because I've been trying to soak up every moment I can with my son.  Because... We are homeschoolers no more!!! In July my son started talking about being lonely and missing his time at the local… Continue reading Big changes in our family!!

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Montessori Monday- Color Gradient Matching

Happy Montessori Monday everyone.  Today I'm going to show you one of my favorite activities that can be made for FREE! This is a classic Montessori PreK activity that children continue to enjoy and benefit from as they get older.  We began this activity with my son at around 18 months and now at 4.5 years… Continue reading Montessori Monday- Color Gradient Matching

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Welcome to Treehouse Daily!

Welcome to my new site- Treehouse Daily.  Why Treehouse Daily?  Simply put- we live in an apartment with a porch that is literally in the top of a tree.   It faces a stunning mountain views and the tops of trees for miles to come. Our family tells everyone that we live in a tree… Continue reading Welcome to Treehouse Daily!

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Montessori Mondays: Color time!

We have been working on learning and matching colors around here lately and I wanted to share some of it with you all.  One of the activities we have been working on is so simple to create and was always a favorite in classrooms and my son loves it.  I'll let the pictures do the… Continue reading Montessori Mondays: Color time!

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Montessori Mondays: School Days

(note- if you want to see the practical ways of how we are doing a home preschool right now scroll on down, the following is my backstory) Sometimes I feel like a big hypocrite.  I have worked with kids- especially birth- 2nd grade-  since I was 12.  I worked in a Montessori preschool for 6… Continue reading Montessori Mondays: School Days

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Montessori Mondays: You’re Montessori and AP?!?!

Before I was a parent I heard about Attachment Parenting and thought it was crazy.  Then I got pregnant and started learning more about it and thought it still sounded a but too extreme for me.  And then I held my precious baby in my arms and 25 months later we are DEFINITELY an Attachment… Continue reading Montessori Mondays: You’re Montessori and AP?!?!