"What is to become of the family? What is to become of the home, which has been the foundation of society for centuries? Will it disintegrate? Or can it be taken hold of in a new way? Let’s take our starting-point from today’s totally overtaxed homemaker.”

The opening q...

February 24, 2019

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a mindfulness workshop led by children’s mindfulness expert Susan Kaiser Greenland, author of The Mindful Child.  About 20 years ago, she began introducing mindfulness techniques into classrooms across Los Angeles. As the move...

January 13, 2019

As we begin our second semester, getting back in to the routine of school, work, the busy-ness of daily life, I’d like to focus on the importance of rhythm.  Rhythm is all around us in the natural world as well is within our bodies.  It essential to life and to the pro...

May 19, 2018

Why do we celebrate the Festival of Whitsun?

In the Christian tradition, the white dove is a symbolic image of the Holy Spirit, but it is not necessary to ascribe to a particular religion to appreciate the message of Whitsun or to join in celebration of Whitsun (also ca...

May 8, 2018

As the mother of a former Waldorf inspired Forest Kindergarten student, I’m often met with wide eyes when describing my son’s educational experience.  “So, if they are outside playing all day, when and how do the children learn?” is a common question.

Not many can argue...

April 16, 2018

At Spring River, we hold a core belief that creating community where relationships matter deeply is an essential piece to a holistic education. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke of “beloved community” as a society based on justice, equal opportunity and love of one’s fello...

March 13, 2018

A packed theater at the Adele Grage Cultural Center in Atlantic Beach, FL welcomed renowned Waldorf educator and author Dr. Torin Finser from Antioch University New England on March 12  to a lecture on Dr. Finser’s new book, Education for Nonviolence: The Waldorf Way.


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