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Simple Preparations for Valentine’s Day

Like many celebrations today, Valentine’s Day has become increasingly focused on the consumeristic aspect of the holiday: presents, gifts, cards ...

Book Club : Sanctuaries of Childhood Chapter Eight

Today I will be summarizing and discussing the final and eighth chapter of Shea Darian's book, Sanctuaries of Childhood: Nurturing a Child’s ...

Connection does not Always Equate to Happiness

I'm focusing on the word Connection today. I speak a lot here about doing inner work, finding moments of connectedness with ...

Book Club : Sanctuaries of Childhood Chapter Seven

Today I will be summarizing and discussing the seventh chapter of Shea Darian's book, Sanctuaries of Childhood: Nurturing a Child’s Spiritual Life. ...

The Parenting Middle Way

I'll never forget the day in our beautiful Waldorf playgroup, when the leader expressed to us Mothers, the importance of ...

Book Club: Sanctuaries of Childhood Chapter Five

Today I will be summarizing and discussing the fifth chapter of Shea Darian's book, Sanctuaries of Childhood: Nurturing a Child’s Spiritual ...

Inner and Outer Warmth for a Healthy Early Childhood

As the cold wind blows stronger I thought I'd share a few thoughts on the importance of warmth especially in ...

Book Club: Sanctuaries of Childhood Chapter Four

Today I will be summarizing and discussing the fourth chapter of Shea Darian's book, Sanctuaries of Childhood: Nurturing a Child’s Spiritual ...