Life with Kids at a Waldorf School

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Things have been moving along. We’ve gotten back the results of two of the lotteries we’re in. She’s in 82nd place for one and 32nd for the other. With class sizes averaging about 18-25 I’m not really hopeful about either of those options. However, we’ll still hang out on the list. Continue reading

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The School hunt continues, while we are also completely immersed in 2nd semester work for online school.  GM* is starting her first official report, in which she chooses a topic, in this case an animal, to write about. She’s chosen Dolphins as her topic, so we’ll need to slot in some library time this week to research them.

Sure, I could use Wikipedia, but I want her to learn the skill of actually having to go look something up and using reference texts. Granted, the bar for this research paper is age appropriate so she’s really only writing 3-5 paragraphs on her topic, yet I remember that I loved these papers as a child and often wrote much more than that. Continue reading


As I mentioned in the last post we’ve embarked on a search to see what else is out there in education land. We’ve applied to many pretty much all the secular private schools in our immediate area and while most are more a year than my freshman college year, I’m determined to apply for financial aid, and press on. Continue reading