A Fingerplay for Spring

A Fingerplay for Spring

From a psychological and intellectual perspective fingerplay assists in motor and language development, increases self-esteem, body awareness, rhythmic proficiency, muscular coordination and memory development. Fingerplay may also be used as a tool for transition (from one activity to another) or as a redirection (from unfavourable behaviour). Nursery rhymes and fingerplay stimulate a loving and intimate… read more

Waldorf and Natural Parenting Book List

Waldorf and Natural Parenting Book List

I have put together a parenting book list with some of the most essential conscious parenting reads (especially catered towards those with young children). Please share some of your favourites in the comments section below- mine are marked with an asterisk. On Early Childhood Parenting Parenting with Presence by Susan Stiffelman Simplicity Parenting* by Kim… read more

Simple Preparations for Passover

Simple Preparations for Passover

I am passionate about renewing the festivals that are important to us so that we celebrate them in a way that is authentic to our unique family values and culture. I have noticed that there are many guides and articles about how Waldorf-inspired families celebrate Christian and/or Pagan festivals but very few about how others… read more

Five Ways We Don’t Do Waldorf

Five Ways We Don’t Do Waldorf

If you’ve followed my work for any amount of time it will have become very obvious to you how passionate I am about Waldorf Education. I have completed my Foundations in Steiner Studies and Education and all four of my children attend our local Waldorf school. My Guides contain many of the stories, crafts and… read more

Winter Storytelling : Stone Soup

Winter Storytelling : Stone Soup

The weather continues to bite and we continue to warm our bellies with soups, stews and casseroles. A favourite in Waldorf Kindergartens and in our home is “Stone Soup”. A simple and nourishing stew that when accompanied with the magical story below will have even the pickiest of eaters enjoying all of their vegetables! Read… read more