Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America

Beginning Well: Empathy from the Very Beginning

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A trove of wisdom on mindful care for the child from birth to three based on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner and the theories and practice of Emmi Pikler. Full-color photographs offer clear illustrations of empathetic childcare, from daily care routines and suitable play materials to play and movement development, sleep and waking rhythms, holistic learning, and more. Essential guidance for young families and for all adults caring for very young children.

148 pages, perfect-bound. Over 100 color photo illustrations.

Authors: Pia Dögl, Elke Maria Rischke, Uta Strub
Publisher: WECAN
Year: 2018

<p><strong>Pia Dögl</strong> works internationally with individuals and groups on empathetic awareness and is the founder of <strong><em>beginningwell.org</em></strong>, a site to support parents and caregivers in caring for young children with empathy, mindfulness, and joy. <strong>Elke Maria Rischke</strong> is a Waldorf educationalist and worked as a Waldorf kindergarten teacher for over three decades. <strong>Ute Strub</strong> is a physiotherapist whose work with Emmi Pikler resulted in her international work as a lecturer on early childhood education and in training Pikler educational theory and practice.</p>
<p>Together, the authors founded a home for neglected children in Berlin, Germany, based on the holistic approaches of Rudolf Steiner and Emmi Pikler.</p>


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