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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-19-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By blumom2boyz
Our family may be relocating from NC to the...

Our family may be relocating from NC to the Philly area and I am just trying to get a feel for the "community" up there.  Are there any waldorf inspired playgroups/homeschooling co-ops up that way?...
Forum: Waldorf   09-27-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By blumom2boyz
We celebrate Michaelmas in our home as well.  My...

We celebrate Michaelmas in our home as well.  My kiddos are a bit older (3 of the 4 are grades aged) so I read to them St. George and the Dragon the week leading up to Michaelmas.  For the under 7...
Forum: Waldorf   08-17-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By blumom2boyz
I don't think your home should reflect anything...

I don't think your home should reflect anything other than your family, waldorf or not!  The point of your home is how do you feel in your space?  Wild crazy art makes your hubby happy, then there...
Forum: Waldorf   08-05-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By blumom2boyz
Have you ever read Carrie's blog...

Have you ever read Carrie's blog theparentingpassageway.com?  She is a wealth of knowledge on all things from homeschooling to child development to discipline.  Anyways, you can hit the tab labeled...
Forum: Waldorf   08-05-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By blumom2boyz
Also a fan of Heaven on Earth! 

Also a fan of Heaven on Earth! 
Forum: Waldorf   07-28-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By blumom2boyz
What about Old Mother West Wind or Children of...

What about Old Mother West Wind or Children of Noisy Village? Pippi Longstocking?  Mr. Popper's Penguins?  All of a Kind Family? The Borrowers?
 
You have such a wide range in ages of children...
Forum: Waldorf   07-24-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,231
Posted By blumom2boyz
I have used both and prefer Christopherus to Oak...

I have used both and prefer Christopherus to Oak Meadow any day.  But I also prefer to keep things pretty true to Waldorf pedagogy as it really resonates with me and my family.  Oak Meadow Kindy...
Forum: Waldorf   06-25-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By blumom2boyz
What about Boxcar Children or Hardy Boys?...

What about Boxcar Children or Hardy Boys?  Amazons and Swallows?  Good ole fashioned classic lit...King Arthur, Swiss Family Robinson, Robin Hood?  My Side of the Mountain?  (I am trying to remember...
Forum: Waldorf   06-10-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By blumom2boyz
I am just going to restate what the other mamas...

I am just going to restate what the other mamas have already said...10 month olds do NOT have a very long attention span!  I think your expectations are too high.  Right now, the best thing you can...
Forum: Waldorf   02-06-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By blumom2boyz
Elizabeth- for my dd's 2nd birthday, I made her...

Elizabeth- for my dd's 2nd birthday, I made her a mama made waldorf baby.  Does your son have one yet? Also homemade playdough  is super easy and fun! 
 
Right now, I am knitting up a birthday...
Forum: Waldorf   07-11-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,719
Posted By blumom2boyz
We are waldorf inspired homeschoolers.  For the...

We are waldorf inspired homeschoolers.  For the first two years, I just used the kitchen table.  There was a nice big closet under our stairs which was accessed in the eat-in kitchen and that housed...
Forum: Waldorf   07-03-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,841
Posted By blumom2boyz
We also have a small group in the Charlotte Area...

We also have a small group in the Charlotte Area if you are ever down this way http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif
Forum: Waldorf   05-05-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By blumom2boyz
By the way, this is a great blog for the 1-5 age...

By the way, this is a great blog for the 1-5 age group:  www.joyfultoddlers.blogspot.com (http://www.joyfultoddlers.blogspot.com)
Forum: Waldorf   05-05-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By blumom2boyz
Just wanted to give all you mamas of toddlers a...

Just wanted to give all you mamas of toddlers a big ole hug!!!!  I think being a first time mom is sooo hard.  After having 4, and my youngest is about to turn 2, I can tell you that this is all...
Forum: Waldorf   03-15-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,320
Posted By blumom2boyz
Join the waldorf home educators yahoo group run...

Join the waldorf home educators yahoo group run by Marsh Johnson.  She is a waldorf teacher and posts lessons for FREE in her files sections.  Familiarize yourself with the curriculum...what is...
Forum: Waldorf   03-15-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By blumom2boyz
I use Donna's curriculum and it is also...

I use Donna's curriculum and it is also introduced in 2nd grade.  Do you have a copy of the curriculum charts?  I know some vary a bit, but it lays out what is introduced when through 8th grade.  I...
Forum: Waldorf   03-03-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,207
Posted By blumom2boyz
Just a quick reply as I am homeschooling first...

Just a quick reply as I am homeschooling first grade for the second time around now :-)  I did NOT follow a block schedule for Lesson A and Lesson B.  I found it didn't really work well for my...
Forum: Waldorf   01-12-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,539
Posted By blumom2boyz
What you are going through is very normal!  My...

What you are going through is very normal!  My second born is very choleric and we had some rough times when he was five and almost 6.  I thought I was doing everything wrong and couldn't figure out...
Forum: Waldorf   01-12-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,655
Posted By blumom2boyz
I also use a few sources for curriculum, but I...

I also use a few sources for curriculum, but I am teaching a 3rd grader and 1st grader as well as kindy and a toddler (whew!)  For kindy though, you don't need much.  I really like Donna's...
Forum: Waldorf   10-24-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By blumom2boyz
I have made two different sizes, one was...

I have made two different sizes, one was standard construction paper size and one was using larger watercolor paper-the size of the paper didn't matter, it was the diameter of the plate that I used...
Forum: Waldorf   10-24-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By blumom2boyz
I agree with others, it is never too late! Just...

I agree with others, it is never too late! Just don't overwhelm yourself and think you need to do it all at once. Go slow and when you conquered one thing (I would start with media!), move on to the...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-03-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,795
Posted By blumom2boyz
I have made 2 dolls this year and never...

I have made 2 dolls this year and never crocheted before or used a sewing machine! It was definitely a learning curve, but I loved the process. The first doll I made, I used a Joy's kit. For the...
Forum: Diapering   10-02-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By blumom2boyz
My dd was the first babe that I actually cloth...

My dd was the first babe that I actually cloth diapered and I only use prefolds (well, I have two fitteds that I use as well). I also used the jelly roll fold and had only 1 or 2 poop leaks and she...
Forum: Waldorf   09-13-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,293
Posted By blumom2boyz
felted acorns, nature people (created using pine...

felted acorns, nature people (created using pine cones and various nuts, felt, etc.), corn husk dolls, indian corn necklaces, leaf rubbings, nature mobiles, beeswax/dried playdough items (if you...
Forum: Waldorf   08-31-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By blumom2boyz
I agree with the pp. The 45 min bus ride is just...

I agree with the pp. The 45 min bus ride is just a fraction of her day compared to the hours she will be spending in school. See if you can meditate on this at night and I know the right decision...
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