The Waldorf Approach

Exploring the unique aspects of the Waldorf education. Particularly the Waldorf approach to different subjects in the Waldorf curriculum

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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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    SEASON SEVEN TRAILER!

    Subscribe to the Waldorfy Podcast to listen to each and every episode this season. Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher   Welcome to the seventh season of the show! In this trailer episode I'm announcing the theme for this season, and giving sneak peeks into some of the episode topics. I also speak about some exciting changes to the structure of the show. Follow Waldorfy on Socail Media TwitterFacebookInstagram Big thanks to our Waldorfy season seven  podcast partner, Sparkle Stories!   Click here to check out a list of our family's favorite Sparkle Stories. Super Special Thanks to all of our Waldorfy Patreon supporters! Support Waldorfy on Patreon Patreon  

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    Waldorf Birthdays

    Subscribe to the Waldorfy Podcast Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher I really have to give my guest, Chinyelu Kunz, all the credit for this episode. I'd wanted to have her back on the show since she spoke with me earlier this season all about the Mood of the Fifth back in episode 605. I adored having her so much that when I wrote to ask her to speak with me again I threw the ball in her court asking if she had any ideas for topics for this season for us to discuss. I'm so glad she suggested Waldorf birthdays. I know many are familiar with the beautiful photos all over social…

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    Waldorf And Navigating What Friends, Family, and Community May Think

    Subscribe to the Waldorfy PodcastApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher A super special treat, in this episode I get to host my own Waldorfy mama, Jeni Ogilvy! Our conversation is focused on navigating what friend's family and community might think of the Waldorf approach, while toward the end of the episode we also get to explore dealing with feeling, "not Waldorf enough". I so dislike that term, but I think those feelings can be so real and I'm glad we were able to take some time to address those feelings head on in this episode. Follow Waldorfy on Social MediaTwitterFacebookInstagram   Special Thanks to Waldorfy Podcast Partners   If you listen through this…

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