At the beginning of Autumn each year, I often go back to this beautiful guest article by Marueen from Twig and Toadstool, on the joys of celebrating Autumn. I know I say this at the beginning of each new season but I really think Autumn is my favorite!
CELEBRATING AUTUMN IN THE WALDORF HOME by Maureen of Twig and Toadstool
There is no other season like Autumn. As a parent I treasure Autumn as a season of change. The days are gradually getting shorter, the air is cooler, the garden is winding down, and we’re getting back into the rhythm of our daily lives. For our children, Autumn is simply magic. Where I live the trees change colour, there is food to gather, the sweaters and hats come out, homelearning begins anew, and there is the anticipation of many a celebration in the months ahead. There is something palpable in the air.
Come September I start slowly bringing Autumn in. Usually the first thing I do is change our… (CONTINUE READING…)
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Blessings and magic,