We are always receiving questions about Montessori in the home, the RIE Parenting approach and ways to help young children develop their skills. Our early childhood education experience and strategies help guide parents through the most sensitive and important stages of a person's life; early childhood. 

Below are some of our most frequently asked questions, so please take a read through or feel free to contact us directly and we'd be happy to help answer any of your questions. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is RIE and why is it important in raising my children?


The basis of Magda's Gerber's RIE philosophy is having respect and trust in a child to be the initiator, explorer and self learner. RIE encourages parents and caregivers to provide an environment that is safe, cognitively challenging and emotionally nurturing, while providing children with time for uninterrupted play and the freedom to explore and interact with others. RIE aims to allow children to become active participants, while the caregiver observes to provide for their individual needs, ensuring consistency with clear limits and expectations.




What is Montessori and how can it help with the layout of my home?


Maria Montessori was an early childhood educator and her philosophy considers and respects the unique individuality of each child and their learning needs. The Montessori approach aims to inspire children towards a lifelong love of learning by following their individual and natural developmental path. Children become confident, responsible, independent learners, when they trust in their own abilities.
A Montessori home, has considered its spaces with children in mind. It is a home that allows for children to touch and explore, and to access and practice everyday tasks in everyday life. It aims to develop life long skills, independence and confidence.




Do I need to be qualified in RIE and/or Monetssori to implement its practises into my home?


No! Information is key here. With our experience and knowledge, we help guide busy parents giving them the practical advice with easy to understand theory, that supports our reccomended strategies.




I would like to book a coaching session, how does it work?


Once you have make a booking, we will send you an invite to a video meeting via Zoom (https://zoom.us/). Our coaching sessions are online and you can choose a time most suitable for you. We completely understand you are a busy parent, so do not worry about having a quiet and uninterrupted session. We want to see your real home! Our sessions are 45mins and we will provide you with strategies to help you transform spaces in your home, improving your family's routines and creating opportunities for your children to develop their skills and abilities. After the coaching session, you will receive a follow-up email that includes a 1 page summary of the strategies and solutions provided to you in the session.




Once I purchase a video, how will I receive it?


Upon your purchase you will receive an email which includes an MP4 file, that you can download and keep. Please ensure you do this as the link will last for 30 days only. Please check your Junk or Promotions folders if you cannot see your email within 15 minutes of your purchase. If you have any issues with the email or download, please contact us immediately. For best results, enure you're using a fast internet speed for download.




You are based in Sydney, Australia, are your products and services available anywhere?


Of course! Our videos area ll digital, downloadable MP4 files and our coaching sessions take place online. We endevour to supply early childhood resources for your children and your homes, soon and shipping information will be relative to your location of delivery.





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