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Daily Archives: December 10, 2014

Developing Responsibility

Quite the opposite of the Montessori approach which emphasizes maximum effort, concentration and responsibility for the development of independence and coordination – we see here instead the easy way out! The perpetual and ubiquitous sippy cup develops carelessness, distraction, laziness and clumsiness.

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Competition and Comparison

Competition and judgment, absorbed from our environment or intentionally instilled from birth onward, steals from us our pleasure and joy in the process of doing and replaces it with comparison of our products and performances with those of others. Such a waste, the loss of many big chunks we could be enjoying in life! Read more »