Health

  • Immunization… a parent’s decision (or not)

    Posted by Christopherus

    I’m more then disappointed with California’s recent passage of bill SB277.  The law takes away the basic parental right of deciding what is right for their child if that child is enrolled in a public or private school. For now…

  • The Need to be a Cling-On

    Posted by Christopherus

    One of the most important reasons for parents to create a lifestyle which values slow over fast is that it supports good health. Cooking meals from scratch, growing one’s own vegetables or taking the time to visit a farm or…

  • Steiner and Breastfeeding

    Posted by Christopherus

    (Here’s an excerpt from an interesting thread on my discussion forum about Steiner and breastfeeding)  Steiner never talked about things like breastfeeding per se – he talked about the development of the human being – it has been up to other…

  • Let’s Hear it for Hats!

    Posted by Christopherus

    It’s getting warmer outside – our subfreezing Wisconsin winter is passing into beautiful Spring days of sunshine and balmy temperatures. Neighbors I haven’t seen for months have emerged from their winter dens. And children are everywhere – on bikes and…

  • Practical Suggestions for Sick Children

    Posted by Christopherus

    This article first appeared in the Homeschool Journey newsletter, May 2005 Here are a few things for parents to consider when their children are ill. It is based, in part, on what we do in our family, as well as…

  • Time to be Ill?

    Posted by Christopherus

    This article first appeared in the Homeschool Journey newsletter, May 2004 How do we regard illness in our families? Do we respond with an arsenal of medicines and potions, moving quickly to get rid of whatever it is that is…

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