1. “I saw you working hard."
The focus on process over product is a key tenet of Montessori. We avoid telling the children "good work" or "your work is beautiful" and instead comment on how they concentrated for a long time, or how they wrote so carefully and their work could be easily read by anyone.
When a new baby appears on the scene, and you have a toddler to 3 year old, jealousy is often trying to rear it’s head. I used feeding time for baby as a time to read a book to the toddler. That way they did not feel excluded.
My 4 year old daughter Sahara has done over 40 international flights and countless domestic flights. By the age of 1 my son had done over 10 international flights. So I feel I have enough experience under my belt to hand out a few tips about travelling with toddlers and babies.