Dandelion Fritter Recipe and a New Mother’s Day Tradition

Dandelion Fritter Recipe - The Magic Onions

My dear friend, Michelle, posted photos yesterday on Instagram of her delicious Mother’s Day breakfast… dandelion fritters. It turns out that dandelion fritters, cooked by her gorgeous daughter, is her family’s new Mother’s Day tradition. I LOVE this idea (look how yummy they look!) and so I have decided to actively work on making dandelion […]

The Dragonfly Story

  I had an impulse to share this story today and, as I’m working on following my intuition, here it is. I know there is someone out there who is needing it today… ** Down below the surface of a quiet pond lived a little colony of water bugs. They were a happy colony, living […]

Waldorf Everyday :: January 22

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Come and join our Instagram tribe, Waldorf.Everyday. It’s a collective window into our Waldorf and simple-living Instagram posts, bringing us all together and giving us a place where we can connect. If you want to be found by other Waldorf.Everyday followers, simply tag your posts with #waldorfeveryday . Each day, I’ll choose a tagged post […]

Raising Mindful Kids

Raising Mindful Kids in 5 Easy Steps : Discovering Waldorf Educaiton with The Magic Onions

Raising mindful kids.  – by Tina Dombernowsky   Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could teach our children how to live in the moment, how to be aware of their bodies, their thoughts, their feelings and their surroundings? What a beautiful life-long gift we can give them if we can help them to be mindful […]

How to Build Your Waldorf Community :: Discovering Waldorf

How to Build a Waldor Communtiy from Discovering Waldorf Education on The Magic Onions Blog

How to Build Your Waldorf Community –   by Meredith Floyd-Preston     “Finish up your snack. It’s time to go wait for Daddy.” It was 4:00 on a November Wednesday and I was preparing my 1-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son for the “wait for Daddy” afternoon practice that had been in place for months. It […]

8 Steps to a Waldorf-Inspired Home

Over the years, so many of you have got in touch to ask for help in creating a Waldorf-inspired home. You have asked wonderfully thought-provoking questions that have made me think and ponder, deeply, what the most valuable and life-changing aspects of a Waldorf home are. I’ve promised many of  you that I would put […]

7 Virtues to Teach Through Song : Discovering Waldorf Education

7 meaningful virtues to teach through SONG - a Discovering Waldorf Article from The Magic Onions

Singing With Children – 7 Virtues To Teach Through Song by Jodie Mesler   I’ve narrowed down 7 meaningful virtues that you can teach your children through song and music. At the end of this article, I’ve shared some free songs from my new children’s album so that you can follow along with the tune […]

Favorite Waldorf Morning Verses for The Grades

Favorite Waldorf Morning Verses for The Grades :: The Magic Onions Blog

It is customary to say a morning verse at the start of each day in Waldorf schools, in kindergarten and in the grades. One of the reasons why Waldorf education is so successful in educating kids who excel, is that teaching methods meet students where they are developmentally, in a deep and authentic way. The […]

Favorite Waldorf Morning Circle Verses for Kindergarten

Favorite Waldorf Morning Circle Verses for Kindergarten on The Magic Onions Blog

The beauty of Waldorf education is that it meets the child where he is developmentally. The synergy of Waldorf teaching methods and child development is discussed wonderfully in an article by Dr Reggie Melrose called ‘Waldorf from a Neuroscientific Perspective‘. The Morning circle is a great example of how Waldorf meets the young child where […]

5 Favorite Waldorf Mealtime Blessing Verses

Blessing our food with a favorite Waldorf mealtime blessing verse before we eat it is cherished everyday tradition that is meaningful in so many ways. And not just for children. Blessing our food is just as meaningful for adults too. Firstly, it gives us a moment to calm and collect ourselves before we eat. We […]