It has been raining a lot here in Philadelphia. Summer is celebrating her last few weeks with hot and humid days and cool nights. Thunderstorms have been passing by all day. Inside our house feels new again as the rain chased us in for most of the day. I had a chance to finish up our homeschool curriculum for Autumn. I couldn't be more passionate about it. We are about to set sail on a fantastic exploration of our home, town and local parks.
During these cozy, rainy days, I surrounded myself with treasured books like Heaven on Earth and Donna Simmons guides and read lots of Waldorfy blogs. I am totally inspired. I feel confident and in love. Planning our days following the inhalation and exhalation of breath continues to be magical and is the key to our successful rhythm. Perhaps a curriculum is just a fancy work for having a rhythmic, meaningful and useful day in the kindy garden - either way I am having fun planning and visualizing it.
I would like to gather a small group of Waldorf inspired homeschoolers to celebrate the seasons and festivals with and of course to play in the puddles with. Please contact me if you are local and interested. My email address is nicole at redbeets.com. We'd love to set sail with like minded people.
All in a day's work, the walnut ships sailed in friendly waters with these best of friends sisters.