The Guide & Grow Village is a World First Virtual Village

A parenting partner to help caregivers raise more mindful, confident and independent children. It has been built to provide a supportive, empowering and real environment for caregivers across the world.

The Guide & Grow Village is an interactive platform, accessible from the comfort of your home or phone, that has all the best resources collated to be the ultimate parenting guide for children in the early years. The online and APP features, bring together a like-minded community, caregiving experts, live events, videos, a kids club and a wealth of information and resources anchored in child development and caregiving for the early years. The platform uses social media features to enhance the user experience and to encourage people to ask questions and create conversation.

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“Within the child lies the fate of the future”Maria Montessori

The new revolution in raising children is empowering parents, teachers and caregivers around the world to raise confident, compassionate and capable children.

Hi! I’m Sylvia,
Welcome To Our Community!

More than a decade ago, I fell in love with a quote I read by Dr. Maria Montessori, stating:

“The education of a small child therefore does not prepare him for school, but for life”

Fast forward a few years, I am now Director and owner of a Montessori school in Sydney, Australia and I sit on the board of directors for Montessori Schools and Centres Australia (MSCA). I am also a passionate speaker and trainer, working with children and adults to lay the foundations for our future generations. ​

My roots in Montessori education combined with vital communication skills and practical tools has helped many families and educators to guide children to reach their full potential.


Ninety percent of human brain capacity is developed during the first five years of life.


During the first six years of life the child’s personality is formed. Children carry this personality through their adulthood.

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The brain of a four-year old is generally twice as active as the brain of an adult.


A babies brain will quadruple in size between 1 month and 3 years.

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