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. Financial Aid and Scholarships are Available, Click Here for more information.

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

Consulting Services

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Attend a LifeWays Certificate Training

Utah July 2023 - August 2024

Alaska July 2024 - July 2025

Florida, July 2024 - June 2025

Oklahoma, August 2024 - August 2025

SF Bay Area, August 2024 - June 2025

LifeWays Workshops and Online Courses

Welcome to LifeWays!
Online, view any time for free!

Circle of Hands
Online, Next Session Starts May 19, 2024

Singing Games: Seasonal Joy
Online, Next Session May 30, 2024

Becoming Champions of Play with Judith Frizlen
Online, Starts June 12, 2024

Curative Education in Early Childhood
Online, June 21st- 23rd, 10:00am- 1:30pm Central with a 30 minute break

Kinship with Nature is a Family Affair
Online, Starts July 3, 2024

Using "Home" as the Model in your Program with Rahima Baldwin Dancy
Online, Starts July 10, 2024

Little Sunblossom Seasons Table Puppet
Online, July 13 & 14, 2024 1-3pm Central

LifeWays Early Childhood Fundamentals Course
Starting August, 2024 in several locations!

The Gift of Color
Online, August 3-4, 2024

Celebrando: Entendiendo, Creando y Viviendo las fiestas con intención
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Creating Home Away from Home: A Course for Home Childcare Providers
Online - Start Any Time!

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

Healthy Home Rhythms
Online - Start any time!

Living Arts Through the Seasons ~ Archived
Online Archive of past seasons