season 5 Winter, for so many, can be the most challenging season to adjust to. How can we ease the transition and bring more light, warmth, and coziness into our hearts and our home during this time? Today on Seasonal Thursday, we talk about bringing an inner experience of light into the home in winter. […]
season 5 Merely teaching your child to say “thank you” will not awaken in them a real inner feeling of thankfulness. How then do we, as parents, facilitate the profound heart-opening experience of gratitude? Today on Mindful Monday, we talk about mindful ways to nurture the practice of gratitude in your home. Feigning gratitude will […]
season 5 Dream consciousness is the natural state of openness that children arrive with, and nurturing and protecting that dream consciousness as parents is a sacred job. Today on Inspirational Wednesday, we discuss how protecting dream consciousness in your child nurtures their creativity and creative genius. You’ll hear all about the qualities of dream consciousness […]
season 5 In today’s episode, I’ll be answering a listener’s parenting question: Any Tips and suggestions for adapting from one to two children. Tune in to learn my strategies for adjusting to more children, and how to navigate this exciting time.
season 5 Today on Blossoming Tuesday, we focus on the wonderful shifts and changes that take place in your child’s fourth year, as well as some of the challenges you may be presented with. Your four-year-old is ready to explore so much more than they were before, and your role as the parent is to […]
season 5 Today on Seasonal Thursday, I’ll be talking about Togetherness in the Autumn and ways to nurture your child’s soul senses. In this episode, I’ll talk about the soul senses and how with your awareness of them you can discover ways to nurture these senses in autumn. This is for your child and you! […]
season 5 Each day of the week is associated with a different planetary body. These give different days unique qualities that you can harmonize with to support your daily life. Join us today for Mindful Monday, as Chinyelu talks us through these daily qualities and what you can do to best align yourself with them. […]
season 5 We all want to parent our child with consciously and intentionally, but this is so much easier said than done. Today’s episode on this Inspirational Wednesday is the elusive but crucial topic of confident parenting. We start with some reflective questions about what parenting style you learned from in your upbringing, and move […]
season 5 Welcome to Q&A Friday! Today’s question comes from a mom of a six-year-old and a two-year-old who is struggling to create a calm experience around the table. Family mealtimes can be challenging and chaotic while your children are young. During today’s episode, Chinyelu shares insightful, actionable tips on how to create an intentional […]
season 5 Whether your child is at home with you, in daycare, or in a school program, there are essential needs that they require each day for them to truly blossom. Today, on Blossoming Tuesday, we unpack some of these early essentials and, in the coming weeks, we focus on ages two to seven, taking […]
season 6 While it is true that all children develop at their own pace when it comes to speech, there are ways you can nurture their development. Today on Blossoming Tuesday I talk about how you can support your child’s speech development to help them blossom. I discuss how language develops from birth to preschool […]
season 6 Today is Q&A Friday on the We Nurture Podcast, and I will be sharing tips on how to create a Waldorf atmosphere for your children at home. I’ll discuss the foundation of the Waldorf education system and how you can begin to create a similar atmosphere in your home. You’ll learn how important […]
season 6 Trust is the foundation of all relationships. Today on inspirational Wednesday on the We Nurture Podcast, I am helping you find ways to build a trusting relationship with your child. First, I’ll discuss why trust is so important for the development and blossoming of children and look at what happens when there is […]
season 6 Today on Mindful Monday, I will be exploring what it means to cultivate a habit of mindful eating. You will learn, through my personal stories and tips, what wholesome food is and how to introduce it into your children’s lives. First, I’ll begin by understanding that food needs to be seen as much […]
season 6 Today, the We Nurture Podcast is all about making your child blossom like a spring flower! We have the added pleasure of being joined by health and beauty coach, Jolene Hart.Jolene speaks about the importance of getting your child into the rhythm of eating with the seasons from an early age. And that […]
season 6 Do you feel like your home needs more calm? Well, get ready for some peace at home as we welcome you to another episode of the We Nurture Podcast! Today, on Blossoming Tuesday, I talk about activities that you can do to ground and calm your child. Behavior is something that needs to […]
season 6 Today on Q&A Friday, I talk about how to mindfully navigate resistance and aggressive language in our children. With no simple one-size-fits-all approach, I guide you in understanding that each situation requires a personal tailored response: one that is in the best interest of your child. You’ll learn the importance of a child […]
season 6 As parents, we know how important play is for young children. For the young child, play and learning are one and the same. Through play, children try out their ideas and develop new capacities at their own pace and in their own timing. It’s been said that the most effective way for a […]
Season 6 Today on Mindful Monday, I will be talking about the four temperaments as a tool to better understand your child’s personality. By understanding temperaments, we, as parents, can meet our child’s needs in a more effective way. The four temperaments, which can be defined as traits and characteristics, are known as air (sanguine), […]
Season 6 Welcome to a new episode of the We Nurture Podcast! Today is Seasonal Thursday, and I am going to be chatting about how to create, and maintain, a nourishing, balancing summertime rhythm to nurture your child and family. We all know that the summer season is notorious for unplanned, changing activities. So, when […]
Season 6 Welcome back to another bountiful episode of blossoming Tuesday on the We Nurture Podcast. I’m your host, Chinyelu. Today, I talk about how you can use stories to calm your child when they are distressed. Your child could be agitated due to a break from routine or nervous about an upcoming event. In […]
Season 6 Spending time outdoors is real food for the soul, real food for the senses, as it nourishes the young child’s senses. Spending time outside helps your child breathe deeply and be better regulated. Nature reduces overwhelm and eases tension. It will bring your child to a calm peaceful state. One of the great […]
Written by Chinyelu Kunz / In this article 01 Learn the importance of rhythm for your child 02 Signs that your child is dysregulated 03 Tips for creating a rhythm Whether your child feels in harmony in their body or not is directly related to their sense of well-being. For the young child, you nurture […]
season 7 You’re in for a real treat in this episode!Listen in to my in-depth conversation with guest Catherine Read, PhD author of ‘The Genius of Home’ – Teaching Your Children At Home With The Waldorf Curriculum. Catherine and I met about 30 years ago when we attended a Waldorf Playgroup at a Waldorf school […]
season 7 For young children sleep is a sacred time that needs to be protected. Sleep is often a vulnerable time for young children and when they need us by their side. In this episode, I talk about what it means to nurture your child’s sleep as soul care. How slowing down life supports a […]
season 7 Being a parent is so rewarding but also hard. There’s so much that you need to surrender to much of which you were not even aware of before having a child. Finding balance in daily life is definitely one as well as balancing your needs with that of your child’s. It’s really a […]
Once upon a time, in a green meadow dotted with wildflowers, there was a cozy earthen hollow that went deep into the ground. This is where a family of groundhogs lived. Every morning they climbed out of their hollow and ate handfuls of yellow dandelions and red clover. But it was not enough food for little groundhog because he was always hungry. So the family scurried to Farmer John’s compost pile to look for good food to eat.
It’s Springtime and Ruby Robin tries to wake up her friends Gracie Squirrel, Harley Hedgehog and Rusty Chipmunk to tell them that Lady Spring has arrived but they all want to keep sleeping. Then Ruby Robin has an idea.
A tale about a little girl who wished for a little friend to carry in her pocket. She finds a little gnome living under a mushroom and takes him home with her. The little gnome turns out to be quite cheeky and discourages her from helping with chores at home until the fairies come with their twinkling light which tickle her fingers and soon her hands helping.