Wir wünschen FROHE WEIHNACHTEN und ein lebendiges, bewegtes, erbauendes NEUES JAHR!
Freedom of choice produces dignity in man. However, freedom cannot be given; it forms part of human nature and must be cultivated if it is to affirm and establish itself as one of the essential traits of the character of man. (...) The urge to independence is present in every child and should be given a chance to take form in the human spirit by careful cultivation.
One should begin at the earliest age ..."
Maria Montessori, Christmas 1951