Waldorf Essentials

Waldorf Essentials

Hosted by: Melisa and Erik Neilsen

Who are we? I’m Melisa! A mom of five children with only two left at home. I’ve been a wife, an ex-wife and a wife again. Two of my children have spectrum struggles. My oldest has ASD (autism spectrum disorder) and my...

Episodes

261. No Stress Circle Time

Season #1

Melisa Nielsen at Waldorf Essentials is here to help you with your circle time.    - Younger children.   - Older children.   - When do kids tend to grow out of circle time.    - Singing. What if you feel you aren't...
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260. How Do You Do It All?

Season #1

Melisa Nielsen at Waldorf Essentials  - Runs a business - Homeschools  - Parents - Partners  - Practices self care - Practices her own hand work and makes time for the things she enjoys How does she do it all? If you...
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259. Study Guide Book Recommendations

Season #1

Melisa Nielsen at Waldorf Essentials encourages you to continue your studying as an adult. When you read Steiner's work you connect more with the curriculum.    Books Mentioned: - Rhythms of Learning: What Waldorf...
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258. Cultivating a Love for Learning

Season #1

Melisa Nielsen at Waldorf Essentials walks you through how to cultivate a love for learning.  - What to do when they are young. - Keeping it age appropriate.  - What if you all have different interests? - Fostering...
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257. Communication

Season #1

Melisa Nielsen at Waldorf Essentials focuses today on communication.    - Text Messages - Emails  - Social Media - With Your Partner - With Your Child    Slowing down is the first step and often the key to effective...
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256. Which Will You Be?

Season #1

  Melisa Nielsen at Waldorf Essentials challenges you to ask yourself: "Which will you be, an agent or an object?" She also supports you in your homeschooling journey!  Waldorf homeschooling can feel like a large feat...
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255. Handwork Ideas for Younger Ones in a Waldorf Home

Season #1

Melisa Nielsen at Waldorf Essentials shares ideas for handwork and younger ones. Often siblings or the younger child see's you doing handwork and wants to be a part of the fun.  Waldorf homeschooling can feel like a...
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254. Watching the News and Kids

Season #1

Melisa Nielsen  encourages you to be mindful with the news and children. She shares her experience with her children and discusses different ages and media.    We are dedicated to helping families walking the Waldorf...
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253. { Auriel's Light } Waldorf Main Lesson Blocks and Incorporating Waldorf into Your Homeschooling

Season #1

Actual Rhythm Chart Available HERE: https://www.dropbox.com/s/qm9o7aa1e41fxk6/actual%20rhythm.pdf?dl=0   Full Video Podcast with an exclusive on Mastering Meal Time available here: ...
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252. Creating the Life of Your Dreams

Season #1

Melisa Nielsen at Waldorf Essentials shares her life experience with creating the life of your dreams.  Melisa and Erik Nielsen had been visiting California for Comic Con for many years. With each visit they began to...
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251. Coping with Loss

Season #1

Melisa Nielsen at Waldorf Essentials shares personal stories and guidance for this very hard topic of coping with loss.   Book mentioned: Healing Stories for Challenging Behavior https://amzn.to/3qT4IWP   - Know your...
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250. Agent or Object

Season #1

Melisa Nielsen at Waldorf Essentials encourages you to decide: "Are you an agent or and Object?" - Melisa shares a personal story of how this came to her and she decided she was an agent. - Temperaments and their...
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