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

Wisconsin June 2023 - July 2024

Utah July 2023 - August 2024

SF Bay Area, August 2023 - June 2024

LifeWays Workshops and Online Courses

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

Discipline with Loving Awareness
Online, Starts February 15, 2023

Circle of Hands
Online, next session February 19, 2023

Birth to Three – Child Development and Care with Rahima Baldwin Dancy
Online, Starts April 5, 2023

LifeWays Early Childhood Fundamentals Course
Starting August, 2023 in three locations!

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