Uncategorized, Who was Montessori

But She Persisted…

Patty / February 15, 2017

Ok, so that quote sounds a little creepy and ominous, but it made me consider current times and what the future holds for us. Will all these things that we are fighting for matter? Will we learn from our mistakes? Do we actually need prayers from those future people? (gulp) As Montessori Blogger, I often ask myself why I feel…

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Millennials, Uncategorized

An Open Letter to Millennials.

Patty / January 18, 2017

Dear Millennials, Hey. How’s it goin’? Wait! Before you X out of this post, let me start by saying I know you loathe being lumped into this whole “Millennial” thing. (I appreciate you reading this post anyway 🙂 ). Obviously I am not one of you, otherwise I wouldn’t be writing to you, but I want to let you know…

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The Journey Begins, Uncategorized

10,000 Reasons to Let Go of 2016

Patty / December 29, 2016

I feel my heart pounding intensely in my chest. Suddenly, my breathing gets tight. I cover my eyes so I don’t have to look at it. Then, because I just can’t help it, I pry two fingers apart and peek. I see it. It’s the box. The box that’s been shoved into the corner of my living room. I feel its…

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Uncategorized, Writing, Yoga

In Defense of Cursive Writing

Patty / September 7, 2016

First day of school. Alarm rings at 5:45. Bleary-eyed, I grab my phone, shut off the beeping and open Facebook to see what the world’s been up to. I was suddenly jolted awake to this: Immediately I felt my blood pressure shoot through the roof. “Facebook, I REALLY don’t need to be seeing this less than two hours before I…

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Uncategorized, Who was Montessori

The Million Dollar Question

Patty / August 19, 2016

“You are writing a blog about this Montessori “thing,” Patty, but what is the world is it?” Me:   When I bring up that I work in a Montessori School, naturally people ask me what that is. While I have a whole new perspective now, especially after beginning my Teacher Training this past summer, I have to admit that it…

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The Journey Begins, Uncategorized

So Here’s an Interesting Story…

“I know you’re freaking out, but this is what they are telling me,” he said. (“He” being an intuitive medium and “they” being whoever was trying to give me a message from the “other side”.) It was March of 2015, and I had just been made aware that I was going to back to classroom teaching. I must tell you,…

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