Enjoy sacred time for one-on-one bonding and exploring with your child. Connect with other parents. Our Parent Infant Group is set in a safe and beautiful environment prepared just for you and your child. Each session is facilitated by a Montessori-trained teacher, who serves as a guide and model for parents and infants as they explore the environment.
Our Parent Infant Community begins a baby’s education by providing guidance and support for parents in an environment dedicated to infant development.
Free Parent & Infant Group
- for parents or caregivers and their babies (birth-12 months)
- for anyone expecting a baby
Open to the public
Join a supportive community of parents, caregivers and their babies who come together to learn, share experiences and provide support.
Each session will feature an overview and discussion of a topic pertaining to infant development, such as:
- Preparing the optimal home environment
- Language development
- Development of movement – fine and gross motor skills
- Toileting and dressing
- Montessori philosophy
Fall 2018 Session
Fridays 10:30am – 11:30am Biweekly
Session Date and Topic
10/5 – How to Prepare the Home Environment for Independence
10/19 – Born Explorers: How the human tendency and sensitive period of exploration will help navigate your child to success
11/2 – Language – Talk to Me: Your grandmother’s wisdom meets contemporary research on gifts of engagement
Little Sponges: What is the unconscious absorbent mind and how does it affect language development?
11/16 – Movin’ and Grooving: What are the subtle milestones of infancy and how do they affect further development
11/30 – Observation: A tool of understanding
12/14 – Help Me Do It Myself: The road to independence; toileting and dressing
Facilitator: Cobb Director of Young Children’s Community, Jamie Gilbert, has a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education and is a trainted A to I (toddler) Montessori teacher. Jamie, along with special guests, will guide you through this unique program covering essential topics in infant care and development through the Montessori lens.