Father’s Day Gifts Dads Really Want

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailWhen it comes to Father’s Day gifts, you can keep it simple with these easy and fun ideas. For the surfer dad – get him some surf wax, a new towel, and time at the beach. Make him coupons for surf breaks to take throughout the year. He’s sure[Read more]

Parent Education Event at MOMI

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Montessori School of Maui, located at 2933 Baldwin Avenue in Makawao, is pleased to announce an upcoming Parent Education Event that is open to all families on Maui. The second event on Thursday, April 19th, 4:30-6:00 PM, Montessori’s Cosmic Education: Exploring History & Geography, is an interactive event[Read more]

Parent Education Events at MOMI

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Montessori School of Maui, located at 2933 Baldwin Avenue in Makawao, is pleased to announce two upcoming Parent Education Events that are open to all families on Maui. The first event on Wednesday, March 7th, 4:30-6:00 PM, Learning Differences: Toddlers to Teens, with Dr, Ellen Caringer, Ph.D., who[Read more]

Overcoming Performance Anxiety

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailPerformance anxiety can affect a person of any age. But when it comes to our children it’s tough for a parent to witness. Tantrums, stomachache, and nail-biting are just a few ways it can manifest itself. These symptoms can appear in any kind of situation such as recitals, sports,[Read more]

Got kids? Want More Ease and Connection?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAs a parent of now adult children, I know both the deep love and joy of the relationships with kids, and the anguish of the challenges.  Whether you are a parent, grandparent, teacher or caregiver, we want so much to support the kids in our lives AND we need support,[Read more]

Teaching Kids Time Management

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTime management is the ability to estimate how much time you have and how much time it takes to complete a task. It sounds simple, but many adults are poor time managers. So it’s hardly surprising that our children find it challenging, too. Managing time helps create peace and[Read more]

Healing with Horses on Maui

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHealing with Horses on Maui Equine Assisted Therapy Launches New Therapeutic Program and Community Demo Days “Horses are mirrors to your soul.  Sometimes you might not like what you see.  Sometimes you will”. -Buck Brannaman (the “Horse Whisperer”) Horses are very large animals that are also teachers and powerful[Read more]

What You Need to Know About the App Landscape

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSo your kids want to go online. They love that ipad and that iphone. Let’s face it, the next generation are being raised with tech, so let’s make sure they use it safely. For all kids, it’s good to put barriers on their ipad or on your phone that[Read more]

Trust The Gut: Listening To Our Intuition

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail“Trust your hunches. They are usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level” (Dr. Joyce Brothers). As a parent you are faced with difficult decisions concerning your children throughout their young lives. You may tend to dismiss your gut instincts, but listening to your intuition is[Read more]

What Is Your Aging IQ?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHow much do you know about the aging process? Take a couple minutes to answer a few questions of National Institute on Aging’s “Aging IQ Test.” Happy test taking! Question #1: What is the fastest growing segment of the American population? Answer: adults over age 85. Today there are[Read more]

How to Hear Our Children

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail If you’ve ever watched a child storm off in frustration at your lack of understanding, or been accused of not listening, then you know the challenge in really hearing children. Here are a few tips to help smooth the way in your household: Make eye contact as often[Read more]

Divorce and Living in Separate Homes

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThere are many, many families with children whose parents have divorced, live in separate homes and have divided up parenting responsibilities. There is the book, Mom’s House, Dad’s House, by Isolina Ricci, Ph.D., which discusses how to set up two separate but equal homes. I think about the purple[Read more]