“If we wish to achieve peace and mutual understanding, we must start at the moment of birth…” Maria Montessori
Sometimes the good intentions of wealthy parents, like expensive toys and on-demand nannies, only handicap the very children they’re trying to make happy.
“When a grownup thinks of work, he thinks of doing something as a means to an end — spending his days in an office for the sake of a salary — but a child’s work is based on doing things for their own sake.” Maria Montessori
“The hands are the instruments of man’s intelligence.” Maria Montessori
“Let us say it straight out — the child wants to do everything all by himself.” Maria Montessori