Living with Children

An incredible, not to miss resource for all aspects of becoming a parent, raising children and understanding their development with consciousness, creativity and courage by Susan Liang.

Birthing Naturally

A site that gives a month-by-month description of pregnancy, as well as good information for birth preparation. Includes an international guide for finding a local midwife or doula. 

La Leche League

La Leche League International helps mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

International Breastfeeding Centre

A wonderful breastfeeding resource with videos, fact sheets, and many useful breastfeeding links.

Sarah Buckley

Medical Doctor, author of Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering gives the best medical information so that you can be informed, supported, nourished and inspired as you embark on your extraordinary journey, bringing new life into the world.


Living with Children

An incredible, not to miss resource for all aspects of becoming a parent, raising children and understanding their development with consciousness, creativity and courage by Susan Liang.

Simplicity Parenting

For those who want to slow their children's lives down but don't know where to start, Kim John Payne offers both inspiration and a blueprint for change. This site has many articles and video interviews.

Lifeways North America

LifeWays offers an innovative relationship-based vision for childcare, both by parents in the home and by childcare providers in childcare centers, for children from birth to 6 years. This links to the blog and resources section.

Alliance for Childhood US 


An organization that promotes children's play and wellbeing in early childhood education. There are good publications on their site.

Waldorf in the Home

Resources for Nourishing Family Life A host of articles, resources and links for bringing meaning and health to to home.

Sophia’s Hearth Family Center

A collection of short articles that may be of interest to parents, caregivers, early childhood teachers, and other professionals.

IASWECE International Association for Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education

This website describes early childhood projects worldwide, and has a list of articles and resources for the young child, and a list of Waldorf kindergartens and early childhood training centers worldwide.


Some of these sites may be helpful in further reading, and in reading about how others live with different aspects of the basic principles.

Joyful Toddlers Faith Baldwin writes from her exerience as a Waldorf Kindergarten teacher. Her blog is about increasing our enjoyment of the young children in our lives through concrete action and the lens through which we view them.

Research Institute for Waldorf Education 

A long list of research articles pertaining to education of the child.


Commercial Free Childhood

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is a national coalition of health care professionals, educators, advocacy groups, parents, and individuals who are devoted to limiting the impact of commercial culture on children.  



Spiral Garden

Specialises in wooden toys, fabric dolls, quality art supplies, organic toys, natural gifts for babies, quality books (mainly Steiner and homeschooling topics), magazine subscriptions, natural craft materials, co-operative games and other gift items.


Natural Pod

Quality natural play items that support creative and imaginative play.

New Zealand: Spindle Wood

Natural toys & play materials that foster the imagination of the child.

Europe: Waldorf Toys

Toys for heart, head and hands.

US: The Puppenstube

Waldorf inspired handmade dolls, toys, knits, and more... includes a California-based list of upcoming Waldorf events.

Bella Luna Toys

Waldorf-inspired toys and playthings to nourish the senses and inspire the imagination, made in Maine.


Association for Waldorf Music Education

Articles and resources for understanding music and bringing it to children.

Online Waldorf Library and Waldorf Journal Project

A large database of Waldorf resources: lectures, journals, books, and links.

This is an amazing new resource of translations from essays, magazines, and specialized studies from around the world.

Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America


A resource of information and links for Waldorf early childhood.


Associated Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA)

About Waldorf Education, the curriculum, studies and other links. 

Why Waldorf Works

A comprehensive site about Waldorf Education sponsored by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA).

Waldorf Answers

A private site, intending to provide answers about Waldorf education, in depth, that parents and prospective parents may have, and to clear up some of the misconceptions that may exist about Waldorf education.

A resource for parents and anyone interested in educating children in the twenty-first century, based on Waldorf education.