Kid in the Kitchen!

I totally believe that our kids are a lot more capable than we give them credit for. This is an idea embraced by Montessori teaching, and it’s catching on. Milo is 14 months old now, and starting to get really involved in the world around him. We’re trying to encourage this and keep him safe as he figures out how he fits into the world. We built him a floor bed and now he gets up quite happily most mornings and plays. He loves wiping the table after meals, and today I was brave enough to let him help cook. (Pic 23/52. Where IS the year going?)
Screen Shot 2015-06-13 at 22.38.42Boom. Scrambled eggs. I love the idea of helper towers for the kitchen, but there is no room in the kitchen to store one, or anywhere else in the flat for that matter. We’re going to get an Ikea Bekvam stool, and with help he can then stand up at the kitchen counters, and also at the sink to wash his hands. For now though we’re going old school and…
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…Standing on a chair. In other news, the light was awesome this afternoon, and I grabbed an iPhone snap of the dining end of the living room.
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It’ll be a while before I’m passing down my recipe book, but for now I’m happy to let the little man stir his own scrambled eggs.

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