Suggested Reading

Please visit our LifeWays Store to purchase our books, Home Away from Home and Life is the Curriculum. These are the most comprehensive sources of information and inspiration about the LifeWays approach to childcare.

The following are a few of the titles we have found inspiring:

  • Home Away from Home: LifeWays Care of Children and Families – Aldinger and O’Connell
  • Life is the Curriculum – Aldinger
  • You Are Your Child’s First Teacher – Baldwin Dancy
  • Beyond the Rainbow Bridge: Nurturing our children from birth to seven – Patterson & Bradley
  • Words for Parents in Small Doses – Frizlen
  • Nokken – Heckman
  • Lifeways – Davy and Voors
  • The Incarnating Child – Salter
  • Singing with Children Series – Thienes-Schunemann
  • Caring For Infants With Respect – Gerber
  • Creating a Home for Body, Soul and Spirit – Raichle
  • Cooking for the Love of the World – Marie Fryer Wilbott

Many of these titles can be ordered from the following:
Waldorf Books,
Steiner Books,
Rudolf Steiner College Bookstore,
Naturally You Can Sing,
Waldorf Early Childhood Association (WECAN),