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by Christine Natale

What is Science?

Let’s begin by trying to get a real, working understanding of how Science is actually defined.

Science

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Science (from Latin: scientia meaning “knowledge”) is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations [...]

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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 February of 2010, I came across this article posted on the SurLaLune blog and felt compelled to respond with a balancing point of view.

The original article, Is It Possible To Avoid The Princess Phase? by Shelley White was posted on the Parent Dish blog and can be found Continue Reading

The Three Vain Princesses

On July 1, 2011 By

Please note ~ This is a companion piece to Who Are You Calling A Princess?

Once upon a time, there was a King who had three daughters. All three of the daughters were very pretty but each one wished to be the most beautiful of all. No matter how [...]

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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 [...]

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American society has come a long way in a relatively short time, just the past half century really, toward breaking down many of the destructive social stereotypes that have curtailed individual freedom for centuries. Many hard and even fatal battles have been fought to free society from racial and sexual prejudice and stereotype. At a [...]

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Before we get started – Please Note!

This article is intended to help parents, teachers and caregivers understand the deeper meanings imbedded in a particular fairy tale. The way this article is written and even the format in which the story is being presented is not suitable to share with [...]

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What Are Fairies?

On May 18, 2011 By

Welcome back to The Wonder of Childhood. In the April issue, I promised that I would do a bit of  analysis on a fairy tale each month. But before we begin this, let’s explore the whole arena of “elementals” or what are commonly referred to as fairies. Are they real or “just a fantasy for [...]

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Fairy Tales in Waldorf Education

On February 26, 2011 By

An Overview

One of the reasons that the telling of fairy tales has fallen into such disrepute in the last fifty years or so, is that very few people know how or when to tell certain stories, what is appropriate to different ages and how the stories should be spoken.

Fairy tales for children under [...]

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