Advent and Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere, Collette Leenman Libran Press: New Zealand, 2009 Finding meaningful ways of celebrating Advent and Christmas in late spring and summer is the focus of this book. The emphasis is on using natural materials and trying to avoid the materialism which threatens to overwhelm the Christmas festival. The aim…… Continue reading Advent and Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere
The Incarnating Child, Joan Salter Hawthorne Press, 1987. A book I have found invaluable for guidance in a variety of areas concerning Leo’s development. This book is highly regarded in the anthroposophic community as one which clearly describes a range of areas of concern for new parents and their babies. A spiritual perspective of the…… Continue reading The Incarnating Child
Natural Childhood, John Thomson, editor A Fireside Book, 1994. A concise and informed approach offering a ‘practical and holistic guide for parents of the developing child through to age 7.’ The book compiles chapters written by various professionals, including a parenting educator, a teacher, a professor of education and Dr Michaela Glöckler who is Head…… Continue reading Natural Childhood
Or, check out these new ideas I came across last weekend.
I find them rather kick-arse.
…the question occurred to me, despite their bells and whistles, are they actually played with?