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Forum: Personal Growth   05-04-2014, 11:28 PM
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Views: 161,629
Posted By enrooted
I am wondering if maybe a half-day at...

I am wondering if maybe a half-day at Kindergarten and a half-day home school curriculum might be enough to get Waldorf Kindergarteners ready for public school. Honestly, early reading and math are...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-04-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By enrooted
This might not be the answer you were hoping...

This might not be the answer you were hoping for, but have you ever tried NOT TO research and read about the 'disorders', not to focus on what's wrong with your child and trying to treat it...but...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-04-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 161,629
Posted By enrooted
Hm, that's interesting! I actually know a lot...

Hm, that's interesting! I actually know a lot about the philosophy - I completed a Waldorf Kindergarten teacher seminar in Germany. And I assure you I am not one of those brain washed people (of...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-02-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,080
Posted By enrooted
I also don't quite get the offensive part. If...

I also don't quite get the offensive part. If you or your kids look interesting or special enough to warrant a question about your heritage - that's a compliment first and foremost :)
 
I am from...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-02-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By enrooted
This is a difficult one. And because of that I...

This is a difficult one. And because of that I will answer from my personal point of view only, knowing that different people see this issue very differently.
 
For me guns are not part of play....
Forum: Waldorf   05-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By enrooted
I think just stopping is the best thing to do....

I think just stopping is the best thing to do. Move the TV and Laptop to a room specifically designated to work ad lead by example. Only use the laptop/computer while your little one is awake if you...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-02-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 161,629
Posted By enrooted
After having read through a bit of this thread...

After having read through a bit of this thread (it really is very long, so I can't quite read everything) I am wondering...are Waldorf schools so very different in America?!
 
I come from Germany...
Forum: Waldorf   02-19-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By enrooted
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by inkandpaper http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1374619/songs-and-verses-for-specific-occasions#post_17269496)...
Forum: Waldorf   02-18-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By enrooted
My personal opinion: I don't care at all, what...

My personal opinion: I don't care at all, what degree a teacher does or doesn't have, as long as he/she does a great job.
 
That might sound crazy...maybe even careless...but I have had so many...
Forum: Waldorf   02-16-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By enrooted
Hey Jo :)   Thanks for your encouragement as...

Hey Jo :)
 
Thanks for your encouragement as well :) Great to see other Baltimoranians around :D We have actually been to the lantern walk and the Open House already and are planning on checking...
Forum: Waldorf   02-16-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 885
Posted By enrooted
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by EllasMommy10 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1373857/waldorf-mamas-introduce-yourselves/20#post_17267531)
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Forum: Waldorf   02-16-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By enrooted
Hey you two :)   I have actually looked...

Hey you two :)
 
I have actually looked through the Magical Kingdom already ;) A did out some of their verses on my list, not all of them though.
 
The seasons of joy costs $50, which I can not...
Forum: Waldorf   02-16-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By enrooted
Hey Baltmama!   Now, that was a very...

Hey Baltmama!
 
Now, that was a very encouraging post :) Very informative, thanks a lot! Nice to know, that someone has made good experiences and trusts the school enough, to enroll a second...
Forum: Waldorf   02-14-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By enrooted
Hey guys :)   This is the School we live...

Hey guys :)
 
This is the School we live next to and the one we visited a few times by now...and the one, our children are supposed to go to in a few years.
 
Now I know, there is a huge...
Forum: Waldorf   02-14-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By enrooted
Hey there :)   I don't know, how many here...

Hey there :)
 
I don't know, how many here know, that I am from Germany...therefor all my Waldorf song and verse resources don't work here in the US, as they are German. Not English. So now...I am...
Forum: Waldorf   02-11-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 885
Posted By enrooted
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by SarahSmith http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1373857/waldorf-mamas-introduce-yourselves/20#post_17262091)
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Forum: Waldorf   02-08-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 885
Posted By enrooted
Hey there :D   I read the first post and...

Hey there :D
 
I read the first post and felt like agreeing - it is so quiet in here! I silently read for quite some time and feel so much need for discussion, sharing and connecting...
 
This...
Forum: Waldorf   02-08-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By enrooted
First of all: When they look at you with...

First of all: When they look at you with disapproval - look them right in the eyes and smile.
 
This is your child and your child is perfect just the way it is. This is the most important part :)...
Forum: Waldorf   02-08-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By enrooted
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by VeryLovingMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Waldorf   02-07-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By enrooted
Hey there!   It has not been mentioned by...

Hey there!
 
It has not been mentioned by anyone I think and I REALLY can vouch for these ;)
 
Everything written by Astrid Lindgren.
 
Not all of her beautiful children's books have been...
Forum: Waldorf   02-07-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By enrooted
Hey there :)   I just want to add a few of...

Hey there :)
 
I just want to add a few of my own thoughts:
 
- Toys are all about being "open-ended". That means, that whatever you give to your child to play with should not have a preset...
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