Tag: education

Recognize what your body needs

As you’re enjoying the first fresh days of the new year, and setting intentions and reflecting on what was great (and not so great) about the year passed, don’t forget to listen to your body and honour its very specific needs at the beginning…

The most important house we will ever live in? Our body.

A few years ago we discovered how important it is to take the extra time to learn why we need to eat fresh food that grows in front of our eyes. Since then, I’ve aimed to teach parents to teach their children that it’s simple…

The difference between Steiner and Montessori

I’m certainly not an expert when it comes to describing methods of teaching various education philosophies. But it’s an area that interests me and I’m learning quickly … so many people are asking me what the difference is between Montessori and Steiner. If you…

What is Natural Learning

My little boy is three-and-a-half. He is the sunshine of my day and the most important little heart in my world. Nothing comes easily when it comes to making decisions on his behalf about his well-being. The most important decision I’ve ever considered though is…

Steiner and Montessori methods in parenting toddlers

Imagine: My 15 week old is beside himself, screaming and choking in hysteria: he loathes the car. We have just visited the local library; this is just my 3rd trip out of the house in as many weeks to try to spare my young…