Paula Lillard Preschlack - boy sitting in the field.

January 2016 by Paula Lillard Preschlack

The 2010 documentary The Race to Nowhere raises grave concerns about how children are affected by increased pressures from their schools and their parents to perform at the highest level. Montessori reminds us of what we can do as parents to support our children in being healthy and happy: prepare the environment, model healthy behavior, and provide freedoms that require responsibility.