A guide for parents of toddlers looking to bring the principles of Montessori education—curiosity, independence, respect—into their daily lives. Announcing that rare parenting book that will not only help you become a more effective parent but actually change how you see your children. Written by Montessori educator Simone Davies, this book shows you how to bring the educational values of a Montessori classroom into your home. Here is how to set up Montessori-friendly spaces in your home. Principles for fostering curiosity in your child—and in yourself. And it goes much deeper, showing how a parent can really be present, be the child’s guide, and handle tantrums and problematic behavior without resorting to bribes, threats, or punishment and truly celebrate every stage.