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
Today I am honoured to share a guest post from Julie Frew. Julie Frew is a paediatric occupational therapist. She has practised using sensory integration principles for over 10 years. She celebrates the close mentoring two astounding women have provided her, both of whom have passed on their wisdom from the anthroposophical field and married… read more
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
A simple holiday ornament for ages 3 and up. Simply cut out two identical shapes with felt, thread a needle and blanket stitch pieces together making sure to leave a small opening to stuff with wool roving. read more
Whole Family Rhythms Basic Saltdough Recipe 1 cup white flour 1/2 cup salt 1 cup water 1 tablespoon oil 1 tablespoon cream of tartar Combine all ingredients in a pot on medium high on the stove and stir continuously until it becomes so thick you can’t stir anymore. Remove from heat, take it out and as… read more
Today I share a guest post from Kerry at the Mothering Arts. Nurturing the Four Lower Senses in Babies and Parents How can we support babies in the first year? This question has swirled around me for many years, and I’ve finally come to an answer that feels right: In ways that are unique as… read more
The first light of Advent is the light of stone–.
Stones that live in crystals, seashells, and bones.
The second light of Advent is the light of the plants–
Plants that reach up to the sun and in the breezes dance.
The third light of Advent is the light of beasts–
All await the birth, from the greatest and the least.
The fourth light of Advent is the light of humankind–
The light of love, hope and thought
To give and understand. ~ Rudolf Steiner read more
Making bird feeders is such a lovely way to express and model our love for the animal kingdom and also provides a strong transition from a focused inside activity (in breath moment) to an outside activity (out breath moment). Little hands love having the responsibility of spreading the lard or peanut butter onto the pinecones… read more