Winter Solstice Inspiration

The Winter Solstice is nearly here, and while it means that the cold days of winter still lie ahead, it also means we turn towards the light.  This is such a lovely festival and hope you are excited for this year's solstice.  Do you have your activities planned? If you are still looking for some … [Read more...]

Simply Delicious Holidays

Well, here we are!  December has arrived.  And, surely with it a mixture of emotions. This time of year is a flurry of activity.  While we all have good intentions, it is easy to get overwhelmed by all we want to do. Remember to keep it simple. Think about what's MOST important for you … [Read more...]

Winter Festivals Prep

With the first days of November past, Winter Festival time begins! Michaelmas & Martinmas have slipped away.  While our winter celebrations may seem a little farther off it's a great time to get some easy prep done to be ready.  Though life seems to speed up this time of year, it also … [Read more...]

It’s Festival Season!

Festival Season Is Upon Us! With Martinmas just under 2 weeks away, I thought I would do a “Festival Season” post.  It feels like there are constant celebrations from now until Three Kings Day (January 6). We actually started our festival season with Michaelmas, (on Sept. 29) with the coming … [Read more...]

Creating a warm & nourishing homeschool

What can compare to a loving hug? Or a snuggle on the couch with your child? When it comes to homeschooling, an aspect you may not have thought of before is warmth. And not just the "wearing a sweater" warmth (though that is important!) I mean the content, warm feeling that resonates inside us … [Read more...]

Seasonal Homeschooling Tips

Let Nature Lead You October 8, 2016 by Waldorf Connection Blog Fall greetings! This time of year in North America is a brilliance of color.  The crisp autumn breezes blow in a longing for coming together and celebrating family. Homeschooling in nature can be a teachers dream and a … [Read more...]

Help for Waldorf Homeschool Newbies

I clearly remember when I discovered Waldorf education. My girls were 3 1/2 and I had decided to homeschool. My search led me to this holistic, nature and arts based method. I was so excited! I knew this was exactly what I wanted for them and I jumped in fully. But, after I started looking more, … [Read more...]

Fall Festivals

It's shifting into the cozy, crisp time of year (in North America!) The brilliance of color and the cool autumn breezes blow in a longing for coming together and celebrating family. Homeschooling in nature can be a teachers dream and a child's playground. There is so much for the senses to … [Read more...]