Parents and Professionals: Transform your life with young children!

LifeWays takes its inspiration from Rudolf Steiner, founder of Waldorf Education, and develops home as the model and life as the curriculum for young children from birth to six. Enroll in our year-long programs or introductory online courses to deepen your home life or inspire your work with young children.

LifeWays Early Childhood Certification

  • Learn through 220 in-class hours plus mentoring
  • Many regional locations

LifeWays Early Childhood Fundamentals Course

  • Choice of two locations for a five-day intensive retreat
  • Followed by 35 hours of online mentor-supported content and discussion throughout the year

Online Courses

  • Introductory courses you take from home
  • CEUs for childcare providers

Online Store

  • LifeWays books, videos, MP3s and more

LifeWays Childcare

  • In-home and center-based care
  • Find a program for your child
  • List your own program

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Attend a LifeWays Certificate Training

Florida, July 2019 - June 2020

SF Bay Area, August 2019 – June 2020

LifeWays Workshops and Online Courses

LifeWays Early Childhood Fundamentals Course
August 2019 in Portland, OR, and Kimberton, PA plus Online

Living Arts Through the Seasons - Autumn 2019
ONLINE, Starts September 1, 2019

Discipline with Loving Awareness October 2019
Online, Starts October 23, 2019

Learning to Observe Children
ONLINE, October 30 - November 16, 2019

Building a Strong Foundation: Care of the Young Child’s Senses
ONLINE, January 8-February 15, 2020

Navigating the Terrain of Childhood - Parenting Birth Through Adulthood
ONLINE, January 22 - February 2, 2020

The Living Arts - Cornerstones of Care
Online, starts February 5, 2020

Birth to Three - Child Development and Child Care with Rahima Baldwin Dancy
ONLINE, Starts March 4, 2020

Creating Home Away from Home: A Course for Home Childcare Providers
Online - Start Any Time!

Healthy Home Rhythms
Online - Start any time!

Creating Your Family Culture -- An Elemental Approach
Online - Start any time!