GS and Child Podcast | Season 3

Episode 80- Being a CGS/Montessori Parent with Nicole Kavanaugh

“With firm purpose you maintain peace; in peace, because of our trust in you.” Isaiah 26:3

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Nicole Kavanaugh joins us as we kick off season 3 of the podcast with the first episode in a series for parents! Nicole helps us explore how we can take the philosophies of Montessori and CGS and apply them outside of the atrium, most especially in our homes. How we can prepare ourselves to interact with our children in a way that is respectful and fosters spiritual growth. How we can create an environment that foster peace and spirituality in our homes?

Nicole Kavanaugh is the writer, parent educator, and most importantly mom behind the Montessori website The Kavanaugh Report. For 11 years, she has shared her family’s Montessori journey with thousands of parents around the world in practical and real ways. She is mother to five Montessori kids ranging from preteen to infant. Nicole is also host to the popular Montessori podcast, Shelf Help, hosts parenting courses, a Montessori membership community, and can be found sharing daily Montessori inspiration on Instagram, @nickav25. In addition to sharing Montessori, Nicole loves gardening, children’s books, and a good museum gift shop!

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