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Star Child

Star Child, Star Child
We welcome you here
Your heavenly door
Comes around once a year

To help you remember
From whence you have come
Your long journey down
To your new earthly home

Star Child, dear Star […]

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In the middle of an intuitive storytelling workshop for the Camp Glenbrook staff of roughly fifty councilors, CIT’s and other staff members, I demonstrated an ‘impasse’ in a story, where it was unclear what the central character should do next.  I used the first pillar of Intuitive Storytelling, ‘Attention’ and […]

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The Return of the Sun King

On June 27, 2011 By

Once upon a time, there was great sorrow among the fairy folk. Something had happened to the Fairy Queen, Titania. She had fallen asleep and would not wake up.

The winter had come, terribly cold and full of ice and snow. In the fairy wood, no fires were burning. The seed babies were […]

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By Suzanne Down

I remember when summers were lazy days to ride bikes freely over the land, float boats in creeks with my brothers and swim like fishes in the cold water of the Atlantic.  My own children grew up in wilderness British Columbia on the large Kootenay Lake famous for its […]

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By David Sewell McCann

My eldest son was sitting stiffly in the dentist’s chair looking a little pale. The hygienist had just ticked through what was about to unfold and my boy wanted no part of it. He wished to be brave, however, and he locked his eyes on me and asked, “Can you […]

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Homemaking as a Social Art

On May 14, 2011 By


A Book Review by Nancy Parsons
Homemaking as a Social Art: Creating a Home for Body, Soul and Spirit Veronika van Duin


I longed for a book like this when I was a young mother and wife. I felt so alone in my desire to create a home in […]

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With the recent earthquake in Japan, resulting in the instability of several nuclear reactors, many people have been asking what they can do to protect themselves from radiation exposure or poisoning, or what they can do to naturally detoxify their system if they are exposed. The following is a compilation of the research I have […]

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This article is from Marsha Johnson of the Ask Mrs. M column which will debut in May with an interview with Marsha Johnson. Marsha also hosts a lively Yahoo discussion group on Waldorf Homeschooling that can be found here.

Please send her your questions on Waldorf Homeschooling. […]

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Easter eggs can be fun to dye, paint and decorate. Often we end up with more eggs than we know what to do with. Here are some ideas for using hard boiled eggs.

Egg Salad Sandwich with tapenade (black olive paste)

chop the eggs, add a little mayonnaise that has a dab of mustard stirred […]

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Earth Day is Every Day!

On April 22, 2011 By

Let’s remember to make every single day Earth day.

We live in relationship with the earth and her rhythms. What are some things we can do with our children to nurture our relationship to Mother Earth and her rhythms as well as to care for her?

1. Approach life with awe and wonder. Stop […]

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