Montessori at Home: Why We Don’t Force Kids to Say ‘I’m Sorry’


Montessori at home: Why we don’t force kids to say ‘I’m sorry’

By Christina Clemer, Motherly

Have you ever seen a kid push someone, glance up to see if an adult saw, then shout “Sorry!” in a sing-song, anything-but-sorry voice, and run away?

It’s pretty clear this does nothing to help the injured child, or to convey any sort of lesson to the aggressor. But what else can you do? How do you teach children how to really make amends, see what they did wrong and have empathy for others….more

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