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Forum: Waldorf   04-29-2014, 05:15 PM
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Posted By appalachiamama
I can report what it looks like at our house. ...

I can report what it looks like at our house.  We're using the Enki curriculum presently, but it has numerous similarities to Waldorf, which is what we were doing before.  We have very minimal...
Forum: Waldorf   04-23-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By appalachiamama
Well, I'll be the lone voice that suggests...

Well, I'll be the lone voice that suggests keeping on with kindergarten at home.  If you are quiet concerned with beginning a Waldorf first grade program, check around on the Christopherus site and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-26-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 17,079
Posted By appalachiamama
Thanks for mentioning the videos!  I was...

Thanks for mentioning the videos!  I was checking, just day before yesterday, to see if they were up yet.  They must have been uploaded later that day....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-25-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 17,079
Posted By appalachiamama
Yes, I agree that the materials are very high...

Yes, I agree that the materials are very high quality.  I was much more impressed with them than I was with Oak Meadow.  The artwork and photos are inspiring and the books seems so substantial.  I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-24-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 17,079
Posted By appalachiamama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ballerina85 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/910362/enki-families-check-in-here/220#post_17593860)

Hi!
I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-20-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 17,079
Posted By appalachiamama
I am a part of that group and have seen the...

I am a part of that group and have seen the posts about it.  It is complex, for sure, with many viewpoints.  This arose at the time I was attempting to purchase my package and I continued anyway,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-20-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 17,079
Posted By appalachiamama
I think information like that is helpful.  Enki...

I think information like that is helpful.  Enki does seem to be radically different from much of what is out there and it is important that people get multiple viewpoints.  I was perplexed,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 17,079
Posted By appalachiamama
Thanks for your reply!  I've ordered...

Thanks for your reply!  I've ordered kindergarten now and am looking forward to getting it and seeing everything.  I agree that the prepurchase call is helpful.  I wish there were more videos or...
Forum: Waldorf   03-03-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By appalachiamama
Our home has cold wood floors and is quite...

Our home has cold wood floors and is quite drafty.  I had a baby that crawled during the Winter and it was a challenge to keep him warm.  I put on at least two shirts and a wool vest and a pilot...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-26-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By appalachiamama
No.  It believes there are many paths up the...

No.  It believes there are many paths up the same mountain, each one having equal value, but you don't have to be religious to use it.  It wouldn't suit a fundamentalist or orthodox type or a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-23-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By appalachiamama
I have them now and have finished book one.  It...

I have them now and have finished book one.  It seems like a perfect fit.  Wonderful encouragement.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-23-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By appalachiamama
Thank you!  That's just the information I'm...

Thank you!  That's just the information I'm looking for.  I've purchased the Foundation Guides for Enki and feel a real peace about them, much more than I have felt with Waldorf (and I liked a lot...
Forum: Waldorf   02-21-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By appalachiamama
I watched it this morning, very...

I watched it this morning, very thought-provoking.  It was interesting how they addressed the PLANS suit.  I read on that site a couple years ago and on Waldorf Watch.  It is good to see both sides...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-19-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,714
Posted By appalachiamama
Two of my three were born on a birth stool, much...

Two of my three were born on a birth stool, much easier for me.  The first was born in the good 'ole (not) flat on my back position.
Forum: Waldorf   02-18-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By appalachiamama
It does look interesting!  I would imagine it's...

It does look interesting!  I would imagine it's pro-Waldorf, as it's uploaded by Eugene Schwartz.  I look forward to watching it, especially since the summary says it addresses controversies.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-09-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 17,079
Posted By appalachiamama
Thanks!  I've joined the yahoo group (and then...

Thanks!  I've joined the yahoo group (and then they moved to Google+).  I've ordered the foundation guides and am looking forward to reading them.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-30-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 17,079
Posted By appalachiamama
Thanks for checking in!  Do you have a blog you...

Thanks for checking in!  Do you have a blog you could share or some details of what your days look like?  I know they say they provide lots of materials so that you don't have to dig it up yourself...
Forum: Waldorf   01-28-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By appalachiamama
How neat that you were able to contribute to the...

How neat that you were able to contribute to the last ROTH!  I remember your article and I think I have been to your blog. :-)
Forum: Waldorf   01-27-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By appalachiamama
What a great list of resources!  I have read...

What a great list of resources!  I have read most of those books and blogs and agree that they are helpful for creating a more calm and deliberate home environment.  They look different for each...
Forum: Waldorf   01-26-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By appalachiamama
We love Seven Times the Sun!  It was a big help...

We love Seven Times the Sun!  It was a big help for us, in terms of transitional songs.
Forum: Waldorf   01-24-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By appalachiamama
The process is called Lazure.  Here's a tutorial...

The process is called Lazure.  Here's a tutorial (http://teachinghandwork.blogspot.com/2009/06/how-to-lazure.html).  I want to paint my kitchen a similar color, but I'm not sure I want to lazure...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-15-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 17,079
Posted By appalachiamama
Bumping this thread.  Anyone out there?  I'm...

Bumping this thread.  Anyone out there?  I'm looking at Enki, Live Ed and Christopherus and would love to read (even) more.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-14-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By appalachiamama
Thanks! I'll check those out.

Thanks! I'll check those out.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-11-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By appalachiamama
Any thoughts on these two curricula? 

Any thoughts on these two curricula? 
Forum: Waldorf   01-08-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By appalachiamama
Beyond the Rainbow Bridge was my first official...

Beyond the Rainbow Bridge was my first official book introduction to Waldorf.  It's great for younger children who aren't in school yet.  Waldorf Education: A Family Guide is good for understanding...
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