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My Experience of Waldorf Schooling

In Alternative Schooling, Education on February 7, 2012 at 10:51 am

I am part of an amazing, ‘weird’ family. I grew up in Mexico, spoke English at home (to my mothers credit), and had two very strong spiritual traditions in the family. My mother has always been involved with Sufism and my father is a Budhist teacher. So, while most of my friends went to catholic school on Sundays I got to learn about totally different paths in life.

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Waldorf’s approach to child learning

In Education, parenting on January 29, 2012 at 10:35 am

By way of introduction,

I’m a Muslim born mother to two blessings, Ali (4 yrs) and Anas (2 in April) residing in Malaysia. I sought to live authentically and simply, and become less of me and more of an empty vessel made soft by love.

The call to start a family with my beloved husband lead my cautious nature to dive deep into that vast ocean of motherhood head first then heart. Searching lead me to attachment parenting and now Waldorf. Living in this modern world set adrift from the wise counsel of the past, a parent is in need of a Read the rest of this entry »

Sharing My love of Waldorf Education

In Education on January 28, 2012 at 10:17 pm

Sharing my Love of Waldorf Education

I had never really paid attention to education until I had kids myself. I had gone through school myself, and did fairly well, so I didn’t think much about it. When I became pregnant with my first child, the kind of school we wanted her to attend suddenly became an interesting topic of conversation.  Mothering Magazine  published an article on Spirituality and Waldorf Education . I received a religious education, but not necessarily a spiritual one. I wrote to Read the rest of this entry »

Home Schooling, Montessori and Waldorf Steiner

In Education on January 27, 2012 at 9:29 pm

Which one?  Why? What difference has it made? This is an open post for students, parents and educators who have experience with alternative systems of education to state schools to share their stories. Please feel free to invite people to share their experiences, insights and questions. If anybody has experience with a Krishnamurti school that would be wonderful too. May I suggest, if you do contribute, you start by saying a little bit about yourself.

Thanks

S

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