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    Simplicity

      Subscribe to the Waldorfy podcast Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher I loved having Megan Rose Wilson back to speak with me in this episode all about simplicity and Simplicity parenting. Simplicity parenting was first coined by Kim John Payne, who also authored a book all about this topic titled, "Simplicity Parenting", which we reference many times throughout this episode. I mentioned to Meagan when we were recording that I felt this approach to parenting and to really just participating in the lives of young children is SO tied into the Waldorf approach although I've never seen that said or spelled out any where. It felt I really had to cover this…

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    Screens

    Subscribe to the Waldorfy Podcast Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher I loved exploring the topic of screens, media, and the use of digital technologies for young children with guest Eloise Rickman. Our conversation gave me so much to consider as we explored how nuanced this topic is. I truly loved having Eloise on the show and I'm so excited to share this episode with all of you. I felt she was incredibly eloquent speaking to something that can be so challenging for families to navigate. Follow Waldorfy on Social Media TwitterFacebookInstagram Resources: Firstly I have to mention Eloise's website there you can learn more about her and all of her offerings including…

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    Waldorf, Reading, and Books

      Subscribe to the Waldorfy podcast Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher Meredith Floyd-Preston of the Waldorf Journey podcast is back! I love speaking with Meredith, she's such a joy to host. I really love here ability to be concise and light hearted. Her passion for Waldorf truly shines in everything she does. In the episode we're exploring what makes the Waldorf approach to reading and writing unique and effective.  Meredith speaks to her experience with this in the Waldorf classroom, and I speak to my own Waldorf experience and how I'm going about approaching this topic now with my young children. Follow Waldorfy on Social Media TwitterFacebookInstagram Resources: Click here to learn more about…

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    Reverence and Ritual

      Subscribe to the Waldorfy podcast Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher In this episode Chinyelu Kunz of the We Nurture podcast is back! We're exploring the concepts of reverence and ritual in the life of the young child, and how they tie into the Waldorf approach. Follow Waldorfy on Social Media TwitterFacebookInstagram Resources: I can't thank Chinyelu enough for speaking with me for this episode. I feel there is no one better suited to speak about this topic then her. At her website she offers so much, you can learn more about the parenting coaching she offers, read her blog, (one of my favorite blogs ever!) and check out her podcast. Chinyelu…

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    Storytelling

    Subscribe to the Waldorfy Podcast Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher Guest David Sewell McCann of Sparkle Stories is back to speak with me all about Waldorf and storytelling! To me storytelling, especially learning through story, is a memory that's at the center of my own Waldorf experience as a child. How storytelling is brought through the Waldorf approach, how we can incorporate story telling into life with young children, in addition to how I approach storytelling in my home with my little ones are just some of what we explore in this episode. Follow Waldorfy on Social Media TwitterFacebookInstagram Resources: Learn more about Sparkle Stories, and check out the playlist of original…

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    Wonder and Awe

    Subscribe to the Waldorf Podcast Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher In this episode we're exploring what we mean when we talk about "wonder and awe" for young children, and how this relates to the Waldorf approach. I was so fortunate to get to host Waldorf teacher, Meredith Floyd-Preston, as my guest for this episode. Meredith hosts a podcast about Waldorf education from her perspective as an experienced Waldorf teacher called the Waldorf Journey podcast. Follow Waldorfy on Socail Media TwitterFacebookInstagram Resources: Meredith has an incredible website with loads of resources. She has a wonderful podcast, a blog, and courses as well. Definitely a resource you must check out! Meredith has a podcast episode…

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    Play

      Subscribe to the Waldorfy Podcast Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher Play. It's such a simple topic, but one I really felt had to be highlighted in this season due to how integral it is to the Waldorf approach. In this episode, returning guest and listener favorite, Tim Bennett is back, to speak with me all about play. Together we explore why play is such a big part of the Waldorf approach, how play supports a child's natural development, how we as parents carers can create plenty of space for play, and so much more! Follow Waldorfy on Social Media TwitterFacebookInstagram   Special Thanks to Waldorfy Podcast Partner Sparkle Stories Get Access…

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    Warmth

    Subscribe to the Waldorfy Podcast Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher It's a simple thing that can add so much, in this episode I'm speaking about the benefits of inner and outer warmth, AND hosting one of my favorite guests, Meagan Rose Wilson! Follow Waldorfy on Socail Media TwitterFacebookInstagram Resources: Learn more about holistic parenting expert Meagan Rose Wilson and check out all she offers at her website. In this episode Meagan mentions a study done that looked at how people were in meeting someone new after having a warm coffee verses a cold coffee. Meagan brought the study up just to give an example of how warmth really does have an impact…

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    Rhythm

      Subscribe to the Waldorfy Podcast Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher   Why rhythm? Why establish a daily rhythm in life and work with young children? How to start moving into a daily rhythm in your home or school setting with children? All this and more is explored in this episode by Ashley, (me!). In this first episode where I speak sharing my own expertise, I'll talk about what I've learned about daily rhythm, and how integrating a daily rhythm has benefited my family, PLUS how it's supported me as a caretaker. Follow Waldorfy on Socail Media TwitterFacebookInstagram Resources: In this episode I mention a previous Waldorfy podcast episode back in season…

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    What’s Waldorf?

    Subscribe to the Waldorfy Podcast Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher  So what's Waldorf?? I figured we'd better start this seventh season of the show by revisiting  one of the show's most commonly asked questions.  In this episode I'm speaking with returning guest Chinyelu Kunz of the We Nurture podcast. Her many years of experience with Waldorf give her an incredible perspective and ability to explain clearly  what the Waldorf approach is and what it aims to achieve. Follow Waldorfy on Socail Media TwitterFacebookInstagram Resources: Chinyelu's We Nurture podcast Check out the We Nurture Collective to learn more about Chinyelu's book for children, "The Three Little Deers and the Great Storm", parenting coaching,…