Month: October 2012

Celebrating Halloween with Young Children, by Rahima Baldwin Dancy

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So many cultures recognize that the veils between the world of the living and the dead are not as thick around the time of Halloween—hence the celebration of Samhain among the Druids, and All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days in the Christian calendar. In Mexico and some other Hispanic countries, Day of the Dead celebrations …

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Warmth for All, by Mara Spiropoulos

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In LifeWays philosophy and daily care for children, we place a great emphasis on warmth. Dressing a child warmly is vitally important to a child’s physical health and development, and as caregivers we need to ensure they are prepared for the weather each season brings. Here in Wisconsin, that means below zero freezing temperatures in …

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