Welcome to Parenting with Kristen

We  are passionate about providing a community of like minded people, connecting to the children in our lives. I am right there with you sharing my own growth journey as a classroom teacher and parent.

Welcome to Parenting With Kristen

We  are passionate about providing a community of like minded parents and I am right there with you sharing my own growth and parenting journey.

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for parents and educators on the steps to teach your children how to resolve their conflicts in a respectful, healthy manner.


We are delighted to offer a variety of consulting services including staff training and in-service, Montessori mentor-ship (for new teacher who might need a bit extra support) and parent classes. Please contact us directly so that we can discuss options and prepare a quote.

Positive Discipline for teachers

Positive Discipline for Teachers

Teachers will enjoy an opportunity to work with their team to practice some key activities that help re-frame or reset our mindset as we deal with our interactions with our students.

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(online options are available)

positive discipline for parents

Positive Discipline for Parents

Gather a group of parents for a 2-hour overview of Positive Discipline parenting. Options available for 6-8 week course at your school with minimum enrollment.

We are also equipped to deliver online.

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Using Art Journals for Emotional Literacy

Kristen has partnered with international art instructor, Spramani Elaun, to deliver a 4-part masterclass called, Using Art Journals for Emotional Literacy.

The course is offered through-out the year and dives deep into creating opportunities to talk to your students and children about emotions and then setting them up to process with art-activities.

Visit our website here. (www.artandemotionalliteracy.com)


Trillium Survival Guide

This stay-at-home order has been super hard for many of us. It’s especially hard for parents who aren’t used to staying at home full time

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With over 25 years of work in the Montessori field (teacher, teacher educator and administrator), and 17 years parenting her own children, Kristen is armed with a lifetime of experience to share with and draw from.

She will guide participants in her courses through series of exercises, activities and content that can immediately be applied to daily life with children.

Kristen delivers workshops in a calm and gentle manner, empowering participants to re-frame or refresh their mindset as they continue along their journey with their children. She is passionate about maintaining a judgement-free environment and is right there alongside you sharing her own growth and parenting journey.