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Simplify Your Holidays

Simplify Your Holidays for More Connection

Time to start thinking about the holidays! Do you feel tired and overwhelmed at just the thought of the holiday season? Today, I have some great tips to help you simplify your holidays for more connection with your children and ... Read More
7 Ways to Connect with Children Through Music

7 Ways to Connect with Children Through Music

I have always loved going to classical and contemporary music concerts with my children. When I learned that the founder of Waldorf education, Rudolf Steiner, said both poetry and music help to bring us together as a community, I was ... Read More
Help for Homeschooling Spelling Skills Practice

Help for Homeschooling Spelling Skills Practice

Do you have painful memories of spelling lessons as a child? I know I felt like those weekly lists of spelling words were pointless. You may have even found them dreadful. And now it's time to bring spelling to your ... Read More
Do You Take Time for Weekly Reflection?

Do You Take Time for Weekly Reflection?

Do you take time for weekly homeschooling reflection? To reflect on how things went in your homeschool during the past week? And think about what adjustments you want to make the next week? I know for me, in my years ... Read More
Poems for Starting and Ending Your Lessons

Poems for Starting and Ending Your Lessons

The start of a new homeschooling year or season is the perfect time to pick out new poems for starting and ending your lessons. This post is full of ideas just for you! How we begin and end matters. And ... Read More
How to Plan Literacy Skills Practice Sessions

How to Plan Literacy Skills Practice Sessions

In this fourth interview in our series of four, I had the opportunity to talk again with Janet Langley, one of the authors of The Roadmap to Literacy: A Guide to Teaching Language Arts in Waldorf Grades 1-3. This time, ... Read More
How to Plan Main Lessons That Promote Literacy

How to Plan Main Lessons That Promote Literacy

In this third interview in our series of four, I had the opportunity to talk again with Janet Langley, one of the authors of The Roadmap to Literacy: A Guide to Teaching Language Arts in Waldorf Grades 1-3. More great ... Read More
2 Homeschoolers Talk About Planning

2 Homeschoolers Talk About Planning

Have you ever wanted the opportunity to sit down with a homeschooling friend and talk about planning? Well, that's exactly what Robyn of Waldorfish and I (Jean of Waldorf-Inspired Learning) got to do! And we did it on camera. So ... Read More
Developing Literacy with The Roadmap to Literacy Book

Developing Literacy with The Roadmap to Literacy Book

In this second interview in a series of four, I had the opportunity to talk again with Janet Langley, one of the authors of The Roadmap to Literacy: A Guide to Teaching Language Arts in Waldorf Grades 1-3. More great ... Read More
Developing Literacy in the Early Elementary Grades

Developing Literacy in the Early Elementary Grades

I had the opportunity to talk with Janet Langley, one of the authors of The Roadmap to Literacy: A Guide to Teaching Language Arts in Waldorf Grades 1-3. So many great ideas for developing literacy in the early elementary grades ... Read More