Real life, real proof

What happened today is just one of many examples that I know what we are doing, despite those that don’t understand, is right and working. My oldest struggles with some sensitivities. Let’s just say it, he is not most kids in the slightest. He came home from school today (It’s his first year at school in 5yrs you guys) crying. Apparently he was racing another boy at school and lost. When that happened the other child said “loser!”. A word which devastates him. He immediately went to his bed and head under the covers continued to sob. His sisters alerted …

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The importance of “The Ponder”

  I first realized my absolute need to ponder over lunch with my two children. We found ourselves outside as usual, the day was sunny and the breeze was -a- blowing. My daughter, 3 at the time, came up to me and with her face in mine asked “Mom why does your face look like that?”. I snap out of it confused by her question but quickly realizing her meaning. I was gazing off in the distance thinking, imagining, and pondering.  Over the next few weeks I began to see a pattern. When I didn’t have time to “make my face look …

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Beginning your Waldorf inspired journey

If you are new to the wonderful world of Waldorf….welcome. It is a beautiful world. One of imagination and spoken stories, art and beauty, nature and creating, learning through living and, well you get the idea. But it is also real. Or for me it is anyway. The beginning of a Waldorf journey is often one lived in the head. It is filled with Pinterest dreams falling back into piles organic wool the colors of the world outside. An utopian world begins to form in your minds eye and suddenly hope and the joy you felt during the anxious awaiting …

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