Rhythm and Discipline

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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Some Ideas About High Expectations

Get practical ideas for interacting with children when Faith speaks about 5 Ways to Transform No into Yes at the National LifeWays Conference on May 18th, 2013.  She will also offer an afternoon workshop on Allowing Children to Help, looking at fostering competence in children. High Expectations vs. Unrealistic Expectations I was talking with a …

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Letting Children Say YES!

After experimenting with a natural, authentic home rhythm and routine to suit our values, needs, and interests over the yeras, it was a joy to see that healthy habits and a sense of responsibility have taken root.  I’ve been sick for over a week with a flu and fever.  Last Monday, on my third day …

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