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CLOSE TO HOME| The loving way to treat a child

(THIS ARTICLE is written by Katherine Estember, one of the founders of Tuburan Institute.) One of my most favorite human beings, Rudolf Steiner, once said, “Receive the children in reverence, educate them in love, and send them forth in freedom”

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CLOSE TO HOME| Thoughts affect

Japanese modern scientist Masaru Emoto did an experiment related to water and thoughts. In his stint, he labelled the water containers with different expressions.

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CLOSE TO HOME| The Second of Fright

IT IS said that human beings have a “second of fright.” This is a term referred to the one second when

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CLOSE TO HOME| The need to think again

IN A lecture by Horst Hellman, a German Steiner-Waldorf School teacher for 30 years, conducted at Tuburan Institute, he shared a household research

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CLOSE TO HOME| Does the stroller foster  autism?

FOR Close to Home today, let me share an article that is written by Horst Hellman,  my mentor and friend.

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CLOSE TO HOME| All about toys

WHEN WE visit the toys section of a department store, we get so many ‘choices’ about what to give to a child. We see a lineup of ‘educational toys’ and we see cartoon

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CLOSE TO HOME| An emphasis on sleep

DURING 1980s through the ‘90s, studies about reducing sleep came out. Those types of researches posit that sleep is only something that our minds have been programmed

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CLOSE TO HOME| Why the need to cut screen time?

PERHAPS you have heard about the effects of TV to our children. Maybe you listened and shrugged later.

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CLOSE TO HOME| Why the need to cut screen time?

PERHAPS you have heard about the effects of TV to our children. Maybe you listened and shrugged later. That’s what I did too. I shrugged when my sister told me to lessen TV

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CLOSE TO HOME| Raising our children, raising ourselves

“RAISING a child is the human being’s highest form of responsibility,” echoes Audrey McAllen in her book Extra Lessons. For a modern-day mom, I had to grapple with that idea;

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