• Approaching Death: A Companion’s Guide to the End of Life

    by  • 8 January 2020 • 0 Comments

    In “Approaching Death” experienced therapist and grief counsellor Renée Zeylmans offers spiritual insights, practical information and contemplations and meditations to support the companions of those on their dying journey. Here, we share an extract from the book. From Caregiver to Companion Being a companion of a dying person means that I feel the distress,...

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    Elsa Beskow Calendar 2020

    by  • 3 December 2019 • 0 Comments

    Elsa Beskow (1874-1953) is the most popular children’s illustrator in Sweden, where her picture books have been known and loved for over a century. She is often called the ‘Beatrix Potter’ of Scandinavia. Over on our Elsa Beskow author page you can find out about her life, work and legacy. Every year we publish...

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    Biodynamic Gardening Calendar App: Planting with Moon Rhythms

    by  • 14 November 2019 • 0 Comments

    Do you want to grow plentiful, better quality fruit, vegetables and flowers? Our new app, the Biodynamic Gardening Calendar: Planting with Moon Rhythms (App Store and Google Play) is here to help. Whether you’re growing in a garden or on an allotment, small-holding or farm, and looking to adopt an environmentally-friendly and sustainable approach,...

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    Enchantment: Wonder in Modern Life

    by  • 31 October 2019 • 0 Comments

    Dr Patrick Curry, author of Enchantment: Wonder in Modern Life introduces us to this unique book, which explores how enchantment plays out in a wide range of contexts – in love, art, religion and learning, in food and drink, and perhaps most significantly in our relationship with the natural world. I have spent at...

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    Meet Evie the Strawberry Fairy

    by  • 18 July 2019 • 0 Comments

    Evie is a determined, ingenious and bright little Strawberry Fairy who lives in an old teapot. She is the star of Evie and the Strawberry Patch Rescue and the brand new Evie and the Strawberry Balloon Ride from German author-illustrator Stefanie Dahle, published by Floris Books. Evie loves taking care of the environment and...

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    Waldorf 100 World Early Childhood Conference, 15th to 19th April 2019

    by  • 22 May 2019 • 0 Comments

    The Goetheanum (the world centre for the anthroposophical movement) Find out more about anthroposophy here. Our Community Marketing Manager, Elaine Reid, tells us about her trip to the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland for the International Association for Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE) Waldorf 100 World Early Childhood Conference (15 – 19 April 2019)....

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    Europe’s First Biodynamic Botanic Garden Opens at Emerson College – May 11th 2019

    by  • 3 May 2019 • 0 Comments

    On Saturday 11th May our friends at Emerson College, Forest Row, UK will be opening Europe’s first Biodynamic Botanic Garden! Here, their Communications Manager, Ellie Kidson, tells us about the programme for the day and the purpose of the garden. DYNAMIC CONNECTIONS:  The Biodynamic Botanic Garden at Emerson College is called into bloom On...

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    Growing Children, Thriving Children: Raising 7 to 12 Year Olds With Confidence and Awareness

    by  • 30 April 2019 • 0 Comments

    Children face big changes between the ages of seven and twelve. We spoke to experienced teacher and parenting coach Lou Harvey-Zahra, whose new book Growing Children, Thriving Children addresses the challenges of supporting children through their middle years. What are the key changes facing children during their lower school years? There are key physical,...

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    Spring and Summer Nature Activities for Waldorf Kindergartens

    by  • 2 April 2019 • 0 Comments

    Teach children how to engage with the seasons with the help of “Spring and Summer Nature Activities for Waldorf Kindergartens.” This book is full of wonderful ideas and projects for kindergarten teachers including growing and cooking fresh herbs, caring for butterflies, using plant dyes, building bird boxes, creating a stimulating kindergarten garden, and working...

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