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Deconstructing the Lemonade Stand

By Bart Theriot

I’m not really sure where it comes from, but even going back to my own youth, it seems so many children are naturally interested in commerce. Drive through any neighborhood in Loudoun County on a hot Summer day and you’re likely to see at least one lemonade stand. I’ve seen prices varying from 25 cents a cup to a dollar. My eight year old son would setup and man his lemonade stand everyday if he could. In fact, he’s tried to sell just about everything he has ever found in bulk at one time or another from sea glass and animal bones to mulberries and interesting rocks. With the exception of some of the stranger items he’s come up with, I’m very much in favor of the idea of children producing/collecting and selling goods or services, but recently I encountered an internal conundrum. Well, that’s over-dramatizing it a bit. It was more of a mental excursion into my own parenting philosophy... READ MORE...

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We, at Northstar Montessori, take very seriously our responsibility to guide your child through a world of discovery on the path to constructing a secure, balanced personality with an active, competent mind. The happy balance of freedom to explore and work within a prepared, orderly environment, filled with specially designed mind-engaging sensorial materials and activities, is the hallmark of the Montessori learning environment. The art of the directress is to respect the freedom of each child to forge his own unique path of learning and growth energized by his natural curiosity; but vigilant to inspire and encourage each child to take in hand a rich enough wealth of activities and experiences to ensure successful development. At Northstar Montessori, our directresses are dedicated to guiding your child in the right direction!

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4900 Tomken Road
Mississauga, Ontario
CANADA L4W 1J8

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