Category Archives: Autumn

Seasonal Rhythms: The Melancholic Autumn

Autumn has always been my favorite time of year. During the months of Autumn I feel more easily grounded, balanced and at peace than I do all year. I never really thought about why that was until I learned about the temperaments. Now it makes a lot of sense. Autumn...
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Michaelmas Inspirations

If you are celebrating Michaelmas with children you may enjoy some of these inspirations from our classroom albums. The following ideas are from our classrooms and Earthschooling member classrooms. Michaelmas is celebrated on September 29. Our featured picture this week is of two puppets. One is a dragon and one...
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The Four Temperaments in Rhythm of the Home

I wrote these four articles for Rhythm of the Home Magazine. They are nice little vignettes about the temperaments that we wrote that explore in a unique and seasonal manner. Note that the original links to the online magazine are broken and we have not been provided with new links...
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An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Story

AN OLD-FASHIONED THANKSGIVING By Louisa May Alcott Aunt Jo’s Scrap Basket Public Domain in the USA Sixty years ago, up among the New Hampshire hills, lived Farmer Bassett, with a house full of sturdy sons and daughters growing up about him. They were poor in money, but rich in land...
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Pumpkin Smoothie for Balance & Nutrition

Pumpkin Smoothies are one of my favorite autumn treats and the best part of them is that they are super healthy as well! They are filled with vitamins, minerals and even protein and calcium. When you drink a pumpkin smoothie you are helping your body balance in so many ways....
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Little Owl Boy Story for October

We love this October story! It is “spooky” but in a unique way and has a lesson to share as well. It also gives insight into Native American culture. LONG ago, out on the wide prairie, there was an Indian camp, and on the edge of the camp was a...
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Easy Pumpkin Pie

Every year somebody asks me to publish this recipe again. Ever since I discovered it my kids don’t even like the “regular” pumkin pie anymore! This is SOOOOO easy and tastes like a pumpkin pie with a thin crust – the recipe actually makes its own crust. Hope this helps...
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