You Are Your Child's First Teacher
If I were to recommend only one book on parenting from a Waldorf perspective You Are Your Child's First Teacher would be it!
Written by Rahima Baldwin Dancy, a veteran Waldorf early childhood educator and midwife, the book describes the different stages of child development from birth through age six, and offers parents wisdom to aid in guiding and respecting a child’s natural development.
A handbook for what could be called "slow parenting," Dancy explains how well-meaning parents can actually hinder their child's development by using fast-track learning aids such as flashcards, workbooks and videos in an effort to give him an upper hand.
Instead, Dancy describes how a rhythmic home life and simple activities done together—such as baking, making art, singing and storytelling—do far more to aid a child's cognitive, emotional and social skills.
Newly reprinted in a 3rd edition, You Are Your Child's First Teacher has been a trusted parenting classic for more than 20 years.
New information in this newly revised edition included sections on:
- Choosing an Early Childhood Program
- Potty Training
- Using Home Life as Your Curriculum
. . . and much more.
Years ago, You Are Your Child's First Teacher was my very first introduction to Waldorf education. It is a book that fundamentally changed the course of my family's life.
I consider it an honor to be able to introduce this book to a new generation of young parents.
Softcover, 366 pages
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