Living Arts Weekly: Autumn Leaves

Living Arts Weekly:  Autumn Leaves

November 3, 2019 Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile. – William Cullen Bryant Those lovely autumn leaves are falling!  Today’s Living Arts Weekly blog post looks at some ways to celebrate the brilliant tones of the autumn leaves. Creative Exploration Beeswax Candle Holders Simple to make, these are created by dipping small water balloons in …

Living Arts Weekly: Birth to Three

Living Arts Weekly: Birth to Three

October 27, 2019 In a houseful of toddlers and pets, you can start out having a bad day, but you keep getting detoured.  – Robert Brault For more than twenty years, LifeWays has been at the forefront of heart-centered, soulful parenting and caregiving of the child from birth to three.  This week, we want to …

Living Arts Weekly: Rhythm

Living Arts Weekly: Rhythm

October 20, 2019 Get rhythm when you get the blues.  -Johnny Cash   Today, we have a guest post from LifeWays graduate Emary Williams: “R h y t h m. There is so much magic in this simple concept. When I first encountered Waldorf education, I saw the beautifully painted watercolor daily rhythm charts in …

Living Arts Weekly: The Power of Touch

Living Arts Weekly: The Power of Touch

October 13, 2019 I was watching the kittens in our barn last week.  Our mama cat, Rosie, has a litter of seven healthy, well-cared for kittens who are five weeks old.  They spend the day pouncing on each other, nursing, and climbing all over their good-natured mama.  When they get too rough with their chewing …

Living Arts Weekly: Let Be

Living Arts Weekly: Let Be

September 29, 2019 For even the wisest can learn incalculably much from children.” ― Rudolf Steiner, How to Know Higher Worlds A guest post today – from LifeWays Early Childhood graduate Emary Williams: “I am so excited to homeschool this girl. I want to jump right in and learn with and teach her everything, but I have …

Living Arts Weekly: Natural Dyeing

Living Arts Weekly: Natural Dyeing

September 22, 2019 Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.  – John Ruskin The plant in this photo is amaranth, an ancient grain important to Native American tribes.  This red variety, originally grown as a dye plant by the southwestern Hopi Nation, has the reddest seedlings of any amaranth known. …

Living Arts Weekly: Reverence

Living Arts Weekly: Reverence

September 15, 2019 Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.  – John Milton Cynthia writes: ” This video is from a student in our Florida LifeWays training group.  It is of her adorable 18-month old child imitating his daddy …