"We must remember that our primary task with little children is to protect them and to provide good models for them to imitate. Children take into themselves everything they experience in the environment. Whatever is in them will affect their physical and spiritual growth. By positively affecting your children, you are beginning to impact your grand children's lives!"- 'beyond the Rainbow Bridge'
I've been in a quoting mood. We started up a Waldorf book club of sorts on MDC. The first book we are reading is 'You are your Child's First Teacher'. Anyone who would like to join come on over! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/forumdisplay.php?f=285
Yep, C is officially eating solids. On our trip up north she was really grabbing for our food at the table and getting quite upset when she couldn't have it. So I gave her a mashed banana in NY and she devoured it. I knew her time had come. How bittersweet for me.K didn't start until almost a year old. C is 8 months. I make all her food for her.
Some of her faves:
She also loves (but I haven't had the chance to photograph) avocados,sweet potatoes and corn.
My friend Michelle is having a birthday and in true Buddhist fashion she is giving away a present. (Although she is not a Buddhist, but it reminds me of Uncle Ry in 'zen Shorts'. Love it! Here's the link to her blog: