Month: August 2011

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LifeWays goal is to support the development of home in the lives of children, families, and caregivers because we see home as the natural environment for young children and home-like settings as the ideal for childcare.  We do this by offering trainings, seminars, and workshops that lift the participants out of the chaos of the …

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Stories of mixed age childcare

One of the hallmarks of LifeWays Child Care is the family-style approach. By caring for children in small groups of varying ages, the child's daily experience is much more natural and home-like than the institutionalized and program-oriented care that is prevalent today. Through the inspiration of Steiner's research in child development and current research on …

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Reinventing Spindlewood: An Off-Site Waldorf Kindergarten Embraces LifeWays

–-Excerpted from an article by Susan Silverio, LifeWays trainer No one was more surprised than I to find myself waking up early one morning and saying Yes! to LifeWays. I had cultivated the Waldorf Kindergarten here on the grounds of our home where Ashwood Waldorf School first took root in 1986. As the school grew …

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