Barbara met Waldorf education almost 40 years ago and became the Kindergarten teacher at Meadowbrook Waldorf School in RI. Barbara has her BA in Child Study, a RI Early Childhood teaching certificate, has completed Foundation Studies and Level 1 Birth to Three training at Sophia’s Hearth. She is a preschool caregiver and early childhood education coordinator at Bloom Childcare in RI. Barbara first became interested in LifeWays about 20 years ago when she heard Cynthia speak at a WECAN conference. Life as the curriculum and learning through authentic, everyday experiences resonates strongly with her and is integral to her work with children. She enjoys her grandchildren, her kitties and walking on the beach. She also enjoys natural dyeing, making marionettes, telling stories and creating community festivals.