The Best Curriculum Search — 1st Grade

What curriculum are we going to use next year? This is a question on the minds of many homeschoolers and I am among that group. I already explained where I am in the search so far for my soon to be 7th grader and now I am going to share my thoughts on our 1st […]

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What to buy a 2 year old for her Birthday!

I am going to share with you my top 5 list of things to buy for a 2 year old as my little one is turning 2 next week so the topic is on my mind and that of friends and family. Maybe this little list will help you. I like the number 5 for […]

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Waldorf Water Color Painting

Water color paining is not hard, but many parents seem to worry about it. A great book to get is Painting with Children, linked below. It shares the theory around why it is important, the spirit in which it should approached, how it done, color stories, examples and so much more. It is makes it all […]

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Inspire me with rainbows!

I have been sick.  Thankfully my littles have not been! This does mean though that the house will need some scrubbing and they need some balance! A few too many videos games, a bit too much chaos, and our rhythm is all off! Mommy needs some inspiration! I was once told to never home school […]

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Homemade Light Box Fun

Homeschooling is not all books and the kitchen table for most of us. For my family we love being creative and hands on working! Helping our pre-k daughter and Kinder son with writing is a lot of fun! We are always looking for ways to keep it fun! This time we made our own light table.  We […]

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The power of books on children.

   We know that there are down sides to TV time and how it effects how we think and even behave because of how it effects our brains. It is not all down sides in my mind, though most waldorf homes are TV free. Ours is not one of them as we want to bring […]

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Keep Warm

      The importance of keeping warm is something I was not always aware of. Doctors, Nurses, Books, all seemed to say the same thing, dress the baby, the child, as you are dressed. As in, if I am comfortable in shorts at 80 degrees, my baby should be to. I did not really […]

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Winter Handwork

This is not my best photo ever to say the least but I can’t really go wrong when trying to capture the moods of my tween. This is my Hope Pixie, she is 12, in 6th grade, and we do waldorf inspired homeschooling. Part of homeschooling for us, that is not common in other traditions, […]

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Dec 7th — Wordless Wednesday

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10 wonderful Natural Toys for 1-2 year olds

I often get asked what I will be getting my children for the holidays. Of course love and yummy food and time with family. As for toys though a lot of thought goes into them. We are a waldorf inspired family and while not all our toys are natural, they are the ones we buy […]

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