From the monthly archives: January 2012

Does Your Daughter Feel Beautiful?

On January 12, 2012 By

By DeAnna L’am

My daughter Ellah, and her friend Ella, both 9 years old, danced with abandon at the Goddess Crafts Faire this weekend. The belly dancers and musicians on stage were an inspiration: each elaborately dressed and decorated, these women were of all sizes and shapes: ample, curvy, skinny, and a stunning pregnant belly [...]

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The Sense of Balance

On January 10, 2012 By

 ”Forget the Baby Einstein videos and academic preschools.  Body mastery must come first in order for the brain to be most receptive for all other learning.”

Balance is the last of the four foundational senses of which I have written in the past four issues:

The Sense of [...]

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Waldorf education has grown enormously in the past few years, especially among families with young children. The internet, more specifically the blog world, has also grown and is bringing a picture of Waldorf education to families all over the world.  Today many Moms have taken up blogging and blog about Waldorf education, family [...]

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Waldorf education is said to be the fastest growing form of independent education in the United States. Many families now come to Waldorf education from exposure on the internet. But what do we really know about Waldorf education in the United States? Waldorf education began in the United States nearly 100 years ago [...]

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Bringing Our Children to Rest

On January 4, 2012 By

As Waldorf home-schooling parents, we strive to bring our children a calm, rhythmic home life.  Many of our young children are screen-free, get ample sleep and spend much of their days engaged in song, stories, crafts, cooking and nature.  So our children must surely be relaxed and joyful, right?

Not necessarily.  One element that may [...]

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