About Julie Mitaro

Julie Mitaro – founder of the Prepared Nest
As a former AMI Montessori Primary teacher, mother of three grown children, an interior design consultant and currently a substitute and in-home teacher, I have been working with young children my entire adult life, applying Dr. Montessori’s teachings and principles from classrooms to homes. I founded The Prepared Nest to help parents understand how much they can enrich their child’s development with Montessori at home.

Through The Prepared Nest website, Shop, Blog, Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook, I share my experiences with children and love for Montessori as a way of life. The stories and moments are meant to reveal the world through the eyes of the child while the Montessori inspiration is for parents, grandparents, and caregivers to nurture the child’s fullest potential.

Dr. Montessori wanted us to ‘look at the child’ and observe the child’s natural learning abilities – especially in the first years of life. Once we do, we can begin to ‘follow the child’ …


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