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Here is the correct link to see Eugene Schwartz compare coloring and colors with Filana and Stockmar crayons here

Sorry to send the wrong link the first time around.



PS While Filana has made a good deal of noise about the perceived shortcomings of […]

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Planning Session Give Away

On July 12, 2013 By

Are you are homemaker, homeschooler, teacher, childcare provider who brings seasonal rhythms to your daily life? Would you like some help to get your planner organizer for the upcoming school year? Would you like some help with resources and support materials for your main lessons?

I’m offering a 4 Week Planning […]

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Else Göttgens

On July 1, 2013 By

Else Göttgens, class teacher, remedial teacher, foreign language teacher, beloved mentor, ambassador of good will and humor, as well as the author of Waldorf Education on Practice: Exploring How Children Learn in the Lower Grades, passed away this weekend on June 29th in the Netherlands. She was in her nineties.

To […]

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Blog :: Merry Christmas to You!

On December 26, 2012 By

The anticipation, preparation and quiet waiting of Advent, and the stillness of the winter solstice is over. We have journeyed towards the birth of the Child of Light and Love. We have prepared our own inner mangers to receive this Light and Love. And the time has come for the birth of the Child of […]

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Blog :: Inner and Outer

On December 18, 2012 By

Dear Friends,

How do we allow the inner and outer to communicate, to find voice in the world? In light of the recent tragedy at Sandy Hook, one mother courageously shares her  daily struggle with her son, in  her post on The Blue Review, here is Liza Long’s Continue Reading

Blog :: Empathy and Dolls

On December 17, 2012 By

Dear Friends,

The passing of time is said to be the greatest healer of all, but what if our pain is not resolved with only the passing of time? What more do we need to move through the trauma of our lives and fully be human, fully stand in what it means to be human, […]

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Blog :: What to Tell the Children

On December 14, 2012 By

 If you are wrestling with the horror and sadness of today’s tragic killings, there is no explanation and no easy answer. Some words and some wisdom to help find some clarity and strength through these times.

“Steadfast I stand in the world

With certainty I tread the path of […]

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Blog :: Interview Postponed

On December 14, 2012 By


The Interview scheduled for today as been postponed until tomorrow in light of the tragedy that has touched so many families today.

My prayers are with every parent and every one who has ever been a child today.

WHAT :: An Interview with Christine Scheier

WHERE :: The Wonder of Childhood, sign up […]

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The Interview scheduled for today as been postponed until tomorrow in light of the tragedy that has touched so many families today.


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Blog :: Announcing Interviews!

On December 10, 2012 By

The Wonder of Childhood is very excited to introduce to you a new element in the magazine.


When I began the Wonder of Childhood Magazine, I envisioned doing regular interviews with folks from around the world of parenting, natural living, Waldorf education and home education. I imagined that I would write them up […]

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