Positive Discipline

Southwest Montessori Academy is hosting a 6 week Positive Discipline course. This course is designed to help parents teach important social and emotional skills to help children become responsible, resourceful and respectful members of our community.


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Praise vs. Encouragement

Self-esteem as defined in Webster’s Dictionary is “a confidence and satisfaction in oneself.” My older two children grew up in a culture where a child’s self esteem was considered a fragile egg and it was parents’ and society’s responsibility to

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