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  • Pineapple highlights this Waldorf salad
    Pineapple highlights this Waldorf salad
    One of my favorite salads is the classic Waldorf salad. In case you're not familiar with it, this salad is made of apples, celery, nuts and mayonnaise. Some recipes add miniature marshmallows and raisins. It's a very tasty and healthful...
  • The perks of being an eclectic homeschooler
    The perks of being an eclectic homeschooler
    There are some wonderful homeschooling methods and philosophies out there for parents to choose from. Montessori, Charlotte Mason, Waldorf and unschooling all contribute fabulous philosophies that are great for parents and children alike.I highly...
  • The Nature of Learning
    The Nature of Learning
    There are many studies, polls, opinions and quotations summing up the nature of formal education in this and other countries. The overwhelming majority believes there is something missing, something not quite right about our current educational...
  • A favorite fruit salad with a citrus flavor
    A favorite fruit salad with a citrus flavor
    Waldorf salad has been a popular salad for decades. There are many variations to preparing it, but the basis of it remains the same: apples, celery and nuts. Some recipes call for miniature marshmallows, some for sour cream and some even have...
  • Time for School
    Back to Waldorf School shopping
    “Dear Parents… Fall is near and our classrooms will soon be ready to welcome students. It is time for families to prepare for the new school year. Gather wool layers, inventory hats, ensure your young child has indoor slipper shoes,...
  • Unforgettable Evening
    Nick Peyton invites you to the fabulous Farm to Feast event
    When was the last time you found yourself inside an old Ella Fitzgerald song… with stars shining bright above you, night breezes whispering, and birds singing in a walnut tree? Nick Peyton invites you to “dream a little dream”...
  • Announcing big top excitement with Circus Waldissima at Summerfield Waldorf
    “I remember watching back-to-back performances of my grandmother’s Waldorf school-based circus. If the show played four times in one weekend, we crowded onto wooden benches for every show…” recalls Sieglinde Basmajian...
  • El Conquistador Resort
    Winter escape to El Conquistador resort in Puerto Rico
    With the Wisconsin winter in full stride, Milwaukee residents may be dreaming of a tropical getaway as a means of escaping the ice and snow for a time. A premier spot to consider is the El Conquistador Resort in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.The El...
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    Seattle parents learn more about Simplicity Parenting
    Simplicity Parenting is a book by Kim John Payne, also offered as a course around the Seattle area. It’s a helpful resource for those interested in parenting the Waldorf way. Waldorf philosophy is a balanced educational approach that focuses...
  • Children's Play Garden
    The art of Waldorf-inspired parenting
    Today I am reading a selection from Beyond the Rainbow Bridge: Nurturing our children from birth to seven entitled "Creative Discipline." My little one's preschool teacher recommended this chapter from a Waldorf parenting book, and I...
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    Lars Graf - A martial artist making a difference
    Lars Graf is a martial artist who is reaching out beyond the mat and building bridges with his knowledge and experience. He began his Aikido training under Shiohira Sensei in 1988 in Mt. View, CA. He has also taken Shotokan Karate, Wing Chun Kung...