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Does my toddler need a Montessori floor bed?

When I was first learning about Montessori, one of the first concepts I discovered was the "floor bed." At the time, I had my one year old sleeping in a crib and I didn't dare make the switch and mess up his sleep habits. (Silly me!) It took me awhile to get enough information about the floor bed, why it is important, and why it was worth it. By the time, I did, I had a two year old. I think many people end up in a similar situation, and wonder at this point if they should move their toddler into a floor bed. 

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Gus uses the Sprout Kids Floor bed which can be raised as a child ages. 
I think the answer is, maybe. First, let's be clear that Montessori advocated for a floor bed for little babies. This is clear. Floor beds are meant for infants. If you have a baby, a floor bed is wonderful. (Read more about why I love floor beds for babies here.) Let's see what Montessori, and some of the Montessorians that have co…

Current Montessori Baby Inspiration

Earlier this week, we had our anatomy scan for baby 4. I'm happy to report that everything looked just as it should and baby was healthy. We also learned that we are expecting another boy - Theodore Ignatius! Since baby Teddy/Ted/Theo/Theodore (we'll figure it out eventually - haha) is baby 4 and a second boy in a row there's really not much that we need to get to prepare for baby. But, that hasn't stopped me from looking around and finding all sorts of Montessori baby inspiration.

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I figured I would share a few things that have been inspiring me lately as I window shop, and pick up a few things.

This post contains affiliate links at no cost to you.  I cannot stop thinking about Moses baskets in all their beautiful forms. This one is super calling to me. This beautiful topponcino is going to be perfect for having a newborn again. I think I need this bla…