Articles Archive for April 2010
I was at a Waldorf School curriculum presentation last night. They place a lot of attention on teaching according to a child’s developmental stage. There is good scientific evidence supporting the idea that during the first seven years of life, children are wired to survive and make choices based on imitation of those around them. Hello mirror, there you are…. again.
It is a tough job being transparent to the all seeing of a child. What this means for me is working on walking the talk with the kids. Pausing and looking more at what I do, and the genuine affect it has on my children. It is scary the power we have in molding these little people.
My dear friend, and date for the Waldorf night, …
My girlfriend and I have been talking about a really intense feeling we get for our children. Like we could just jam them into our mouths and gobble them up. Sometimes the feeling is so strong, it frightens me a little. Why do our chicklets become so overwhelmingly yummy to us? Any ideas out there would be appreciated… a few google searches hasn’t turned up anything.