Rhythm and Discipline

Living Arts Daily: Discipline Help with Effective Transitions

April 1, 2020 Too often we forget that discipline really means to teach, not to punish. A disciple is a student, not a recipient of a behavioral consequences. – Dr. Dan Siegel, The Whole-Brain Child LifeWays graduate and Waldorf early childhood teacher, Jerilyn Burke, has some really helpful advice to help your days with young […]

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Living Arts Weekly: Listening

March 1, 2020 The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.  –   Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.

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Living Arts Weekly: Rhythm

October 20, 2019 Get rhythm when you get the blues.  -Johnny Cash   Today, we have a guest post from LifeWays graduate Emary Williams: “R h y t h m. There is so much magic in this simple concept. When I first encountered Waldorf education, I saw the beautifully painted watercolor daily rhythm charts in

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Living Arts Weekly: Clarity

March 3, 2019 The beauty is that through disappointment you can gain clarity, and with clarity comes conviction and true originality.  – Conan O’Brien The theme for this month of March in our Living Arts Through the Seasons online course for parents is Clarity.  We, like the groundhog, have nestled in all winter long and

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Living Arts Weekly: Flowing

March 18, 2018 Those who flow as life flows know they need no other force.     ― Lao Tzu It’s maple syruping time in the northern states. The combination of cold nights followed by warmer days allows for the most generous sap flow in the sugar maples, and the syrup makers head to the woods to

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