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Waldorf Resources (Blogs, Toys, Books, Homeschooling, Education, Etsy Shops, and More)

Recently I have received several requests for information on my go-to Waldorf related resources. The information I am presenting here will also be available on my Blogs I Stalk section under the subheading Waldorf. I will continue to add to it there so be sure to check back every so often. If there…

What Is Waldorf Education?

Photo Credit: Moon Child Blog   Waldorf education is a unique and distinctive approach to educating children that is practiced worldwide.  Waldorf schools collectively form the largest group of independent private schools in the world.  There is no centralized administrative structu…

Donna Simmons – Waldorf Inspired Parenting and Education Extraordinaire – Live on This Blog January 23rd – 28th

…ons is pretty much is the be all – end all (in my opinion) when it comes to Waldorf Inspired Parenting and Education. She is highly respected and valued in the Waldorf community and having her spend a week on my blog, interacting with all of you, is truly a very special occasion. Donna and her husba…

A Guide to Annual Festivals of Nature and Humanity

…unity.   Below are some of the festivals that are widely celebrated in Waldorf schools and homes. Some of these festivals are unique to Waldorf while others are uniquely celebrated in the Waldorf tradition. I have included dates for 2011-2012 festivals.   Autumn Michaelmas: Feast of Sa…

Giveaway: 32 Ounce Jar of Gold Label Coconut Oil from Tropical Traditions (Ends 03/09)

…offers several types of coconut oil in a wide range of sizes including Gold Label Coconut Oil, Green Label Coconut Oil, and Expeller Pressed Coconut Oil. Gold Label is my oil of choice although I do use the Expeller pressed for personal care products as well for my dog. If you would like to see a si…

Giveaway – One Gallon Bucket of Gold Label Coconut Oil AND A Copy Of My Ebook (04/09: US)

…oday I would like to share a little bit more about Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil.  This information can be found on their Gold Label Coconut Oil Page but I feel that it is important share here as well. Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is a truly unrefined coconut oil.  Thi…

Three Beautiful Waldorf Inspired Birthday Traditions

In honor of Tiny’s 3rd birthday this month, I thought I would share with you three birthday traditions that are found in the Waldorf home and school. The first is the poem read on the eve of the child’s birthday; the second is the birthday ring; and the third is the Rainbow Bridge Birth…

Giveaway – Tropical Traditions One Gallon of Gold Label Coconut Oil (U.S. 09/14)

In celebration of 333 Uses for Coconut Oil, Tropical Traditions is offering one of you the chance to win a ONE GALLON PAIL OF GOLD LABEL COCONUT OIL!  That is worth over $100.  I just love this company. I mean, seriously…who couldn’t use a gallon of coconut oil?    I have already raved a…

My Parenting Inspirations – Rudolph Steiner

…(philosopher, scientist, spiritual teacher and father of anthroposophy and Waldorf education). Let me preface the rest of this post by emphasizing that I am focusing on Steiner’s view of child development and NOT Waldorf Education. That would be an entirely separate and lengthy post. Let̵…

Natural Parents Network Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway (89 Prizes, ARV over $2,500, Open WorldWide, Closes 11/25)

…ul that is made me cry when I first saw it! Since Nushkie’s works are Waldorf inspired, be sure to stop by Hybrid Rasta Mama to learn more about the Waldorf birthday traditions. Keep Nushkie in mind for unique birthday gifts. Be sure to like Nushkie Design on Facebook and leave a comment on 33…

The Importance of Storytelling

…e, than reading out of a book. I never thought it would until I worked in a Waldorf inspired preschool. In a Waldorf classroom, stories are told rather than read from a book and I began to really enjoy creating a tale from my own imagination versus regurgitating something from someone else’s m…

Donna Simmons is Live – Let’s Talk About Young Children, Classes, and Socialization

…n now, shall we? I get two main questions from my readers when it comes to Waldorf inspired parenting. Many mamas are curious about the Waldorf view of children and classes, specifically classes for children 7 and under. I get a lot of questions about the value of mommy and me classes, music and ar…

Living Life IS Education

Living Life IS Education: HybridRastaMama.com

…d in learning more, please check out my more detailed post on the basics of Waldorf education). One of the most important aspects of the Waldorf/Rudolph Steiner philosophy on child development and education is that children under the age of 6 spend their days learning about life. Essentially, childr…

Final Thoughts on Young Children, Classes, Activities Away From Home, and “Socialization” + A Thank You to Donna Simmons

…ose interests involve activities outside of the home at a young age. I love Waldorf BUT there is also that little thing called life. We can plan and plan and plan to do everything Waldorf by the book but our child is needing something more. And that is ok. Go with your gut on this decision. What is…

My Parenting Inspirations – Part 2

Welcome back to my Parenting Inspirations Series! In this series, I am sharing the people, philosophies, approaches, books, and go-to guides that have influenced and inspired my mothering. In my first post I looked at how the philosophies of Rudolph Steiner, as they relate to childhood development,…