Environment

Look it up!

A friend just asked my opinion on buying a set of encyclopedias for her seven-year-old son, who frequently asks her science questions. In my classes, we work on skills for not answering all the questions our (younger) children ask us. Giving (often long-winded) detailed answers to out children’s questions can often seem like good parenting;…

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Portland Children’s Festival

Three weeks from today, Portland families will have the opportunity to attend a summer festival unlike amy other! The Portland Children’s Festival will feature storytelling, eurythmy performances, puppet shows, crafts and parent lectures. Put on by Portland Eurythmy, a performing group made of up of Waldorf educators, the Festival promises to be a creative and…

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Spring Cleaning!

Spring cleaning has a lot of momentum this year. With the massive success of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (which I haven’t read yet, but have still, somehow, been motivated by), it seems that everyone is talking about cleaning, purging and organizing. I gave a talk on this topic last weekend at the Parent-Child…

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