Childcare Programs

LifeWays Courses Approved in Vermont and Montana!

August 27, 2021 Dear friends, Many states accept our LifeWays courses and trainings for earning continuing education hours.  And now there are two more! Attention childcare providers in Vermont! LifeWays’ in-person and online courses are now approved for professional development (PD) hours in VT! Online courses must include certificates and continuing education hours to earn Vermont PD …

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Living Arts Weekly: Dye Magic

October 18, 2020 I found I could say things with colors and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way. Things I had no words for.  – Georgia O’Keefe   The kids were really eager to see our results from last week’s solar dyeing project. One of them asked immediately upon arrival, “What do the …

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Living Arts Weekly: Resilience

July 19, 2020 Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare. ― Angela Duckworth Some pretty funny memes have circulated about this challenging year, 2020.  Sometimes a good chuckle helps take our minds off the pressing issues of our time.  Teachers are planning how to safely go back into the classroom, or how to muster up their …

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Living Arts Weekly: New Beginnings

May 24, 2020 In out of the way places of the heart, Where your thoughts never think to wander, This beginning has been quietly forming, Waiting until you were ready to emerge.   Recently we shared a posting from our dear colleague Acacia, a Lead Teacher in Residence at the Rose Rock School in Oklahoma.  …

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Living Arts Daily: A Care Basket

March 30,2020 Join in the great company of those who make barren places of life fruitful with kindness. Carry a vision of heaven in your hearts…Your success and happiness lies in you…The external conditions are the accidents of life. The great enduring realities are love and service. Joy is the holy fire that keeps our …

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Living Arts Weekly: Simplicity

February 2, 2020 Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.  – Confuscius Research shows that it is only possible for humans to engage, to learn, to create new neuropathways in the brain when they are in a relaxed state. We will not take in new information, retain, and integrate it when …

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