Wonder in the Woods

Living and Learning in the Pacific Northwest

Creativity Quotient

According to this article there is a serious creativity crisis.  Children are not learning to be as creative as a generation ago.  Time and again I read about all that our youth … Continue reading

November 11, 2010 · 6 Comments

An Unrushed Childhood

  “It is so easy to be intimidated into thinking that your homeschool should mimic those of seasoned veterans. They seem to have a handle on things. Their kids are … Continue reading

October 10, 2010 · 12 Comments

This is who we are:

We are nature lovers.  We are not all natural, we simply love nature.  I am a book lover.  Kelly loves many types of handcrafts. We love our children, care for them, comfort them … Continue reading

October 7, 2010 · 16 Comments

Fun with Forms

We are enjoying drawing forms and the creativity of Waldorf.  The boys are using their imaginations more lately.  Thank you Daddy for putting  a lock on the TV cabinet where only … Continue reading

October 1, 2010 · 8 Comments

A Waldorf Season

I am processing everything I’m learning about Waldorf and how this fits or doesn’t fit with Charlotte Mason.  Most importantly, how does it fit with our sons?  I mean, this is what … Continue reading

September 28, 2010 · 11 Comments

The Wise Sophia

On Monday we had our first WONDERFUL day of Waldorf, which happened to be after our first festival last Saturday. We have this curriculum for First Grade.  It is reasonably priced and I like the … Continue reading

September 23, 2010 · 12 Comments

Michaelmas Feast

Something I love about Waldorf is the festivals.  Frequent celebrations are something that is missing from our lives.  Charlotte Mason appreciated beauty, truth and goodness in the forms of fine art and … Continue reading

September 21, 2010 · 17 Comments

Transitions and New Ideas

Perhaps school will go smoother if we prepare our son with good transitions.  We have always had a flexible routine and it worked well, so I thought this would work for formal school work too.  … Continue reading

September 18, 2010 · 14 Comments

The Borrowers

The weather is overcast and chilly and Hunter is feeling under the weather, so this gives me time to think about what else I’d like to add to our home … Continue reading

June 11, 2010 · 11 Comments

Homeschool Recess

We want our children to have plenty of time outdoors and this is one of the big reasons we homeschool.  We spend as much time as we can outdoors and in the woods.  Hunter went hiking with Grama and … Continue reading

March 17, 2010 · Leave a comment

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