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What it means to be “Worthy of Imitation”

At Waldorf Schools there is often a lot of talk about early childhood teachers needing to be "worthy of imitation". ...

Creating Intentional Living Spaces : Part One

The other day when I gave a small tour of our home on Facebook Live many of you commented on ...

In the Kitchen : Pumpkin Pear Soup

This Pumpkin Pear Soup is a delicious and warming meal on its own or paired with a salad or homemade ...

Crafting : Birchbark Napkin Rings

We've been celebrating a lot of birthdays the past two months and consequently adding homemade beauty to our table setting. I ...

When it Comes to Toys, Less is More

I will never forget the wise words of one of my parenting and teaching mentors, Ebba Bodame: "A child must ...

How to Help Young Children with Everyday Transitions

A transition is simply moving from one activity to another. Transitions can be (but are not limited to): putting shoes ...

Planting and Nurturing Seeds of Gratitude

  We all have very specific and personal parenting triggers- heavy and heated guttural emotions that arise from our own ...

Meaningful Work for Young Children

meaningful, engaging and joyful workfor early childhood In the garden Raking the leavesPlanting seedsPicking vegetablesPicking flowers for the houseWatering the ...