Calm Celebrations course now open for booking

I am delighted to announce that booking is now open for my Calm Celebrations course. As a parent, you want to give your children joyful experiences. You want to make memories that they will cherish well into adulthood, gifting them moments of calm togetherness alongside exuberant celebration. We know that spending quality time with friends…

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Celebrating Autumn: Things to celebrate, make, do and tell + announcing Calm Celebrations course

Autumn is the season that has my heart. Last year, Autumn was very difficult for our family, and I wasn’t able to enjoy it at all, so this year I am looking forward to it even more than usual. Below are some ideas of things to celebrate, do, make, and tell in Autumn, as you plan…

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Celebrating Autumn: On Our Bookshelves

Autumn is most definitely on the way. I can feel it in the cool mornings and evenings, the darker nights (which are so welcome in our home!), the candles which are lit with increased regularity, and the delicious feeling of new starts that tells me September is close. I’ve put away our Summer books and pulled…

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Celebrating Easter: Traditions for a secular family

Happy Spring Equinox! I’ve been thinking recently about Easter; this year, Frida is old enough to really have a sense of the festivals we celebrate, and I know that many the seasonal rhythms we lay down now will stay with us for years to come as they are slowly woven into the fabric of our…

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Waldorf window star tutorial 

I love making Waldorf stars. They look so beautiful when stuck to a window, and are especially magical when catching the pale winter light. They are deceptively easy to make, and are lovely decorations all year round. Below I have given step-by-step instructions to make a simple, eight-pointed Waldorf star, but there are many variations…

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On Our Bookshelves: Winter Books

It is officially December! This morning I showed Frida our new rotation of books, which are all about winter and the holidays we celebrate (Chanukah and Christmas). I have been so excited to rotate in our winter books this year! I think because it has been a difficult summer and autumn for us, winter this…

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