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Blog :: October Sponsors

On October 1, 2011 By

Hello October!

A warm welcome to our newest Sponsors here on The Wonder of Childhood and a welcome back to our old ones.

Balance in Childhood and Adolescence :: Practice of Connie Helms, Extra Lesson Teacher and more,  devoted to helping children and adults overcome learning and behavior challenges

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Pease Porridge Hot

On June 18, 2011 By

Pease (clap both hands to thighs) porridge (clap own hands together) hot (clap partner’s hands),

Pease (clap both hands to thighs) porridge (clap own hands together) cold (clap partner’s hands),

Pease (clap thighs) porridge (clap own hands) in the (clap right hands only) [...]

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Peas if You Please

On June 17, 2011 By

 

 

Fresh peas are in season here in Vermont, crisp and sweet.

In honor of the sweet pea, we bring you a little finger play and a recipe for fresh pea and lettuce soup.

 

Enjoy!

Lisa

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Waldorf ~ The Early Years

On June 1, 2011 By

 

Dear Readers,

With this June issue we bring you  many articles on the early years of Waldorf  with a week in the home from Monday to Friday with articles on domestic and artistic activities for parent and child. For those you who are offering home based programs for the early years, this brings [...]

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Daer Readers,

 

In honor of Father’s Day, I am delighted to bring you an excellent article by Waldorf teacher Christine Natale on the Waldorf Dad: Archetype Versus Stereotype, in which Christine explores what it means to be a mother and father today. It can be found here.

 

Enjoy!

Lisa

 

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June Issue

On May 1, 2011 By

“What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.”
-  Gertrude Jekyll, On Gardening

 

Dear Readers,

The banks of Lake Champlain are overflowing as [...]

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Savor Summer!

On May 1, 2011 By

Summer!

Time of expansion, of letting go, of reaching out and of being in nature. Mother Earth breathes out her expansive nenergy with blossoming and ripening of her plant fruits while Father Sun shines bright and hot upon us.

In this June issue,  Suzanne Down brings us some ideas for puppetry in [...]

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The Greening of May

On April 10, 2011 By

Dear Readers,

Come celebrate the greening of May with musings from Maureen Wheeler on weeds, wonder and the goodness around us with recipes for seasonal foods too including rhubarb fool. Lots more coming for May celebrations, butter making, how-to-build a Maypole and May Crown weaving, how-to-throw a potluck gathering as well as Fairy [...]

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News!

On March 6, 2011 By

Dear Readers,

With great excitement, I am loading the articles for the month of May. The demise of my computer two weeks ago slowed things down for me  but I’m continuing to work at it, little by little, on my teenager’s computer. I’ve extracted my old hard drive and will soon access the photos I [...]

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