Consulting Services
updated April 30, 2017


My daughter Natalie Rose... the one who started it all... shown here in January 2007.


Personal Consulting
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My Professional Background
M.S. Curriculum & Instruction
trained in Reggio Emilia, Montessori, and Waldorf



I am a professional curriculum writer and homeschool consultant, and I also run Little Bluestem, a new homeschool co-op for families in Southern Illinois who are interested in progressive education. I absolutely love my job and I would be very happy to support your family on this homeschool journey!

Pricing is below; however, if necessary, I will arrange a fee that works with your budget. I prefer PayPal but also accept money order or barter.

Appreciate all the free curriculum materials on the website? I gratefully accept donations through PayPal. You can also make a donation by choosing something from my Wish List on Amazon.


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Four consulting options are available below. (I do occasionally write custom main lesson blocks for families requesting a unique topic. The pricing for this varies; contact me for more information.)

Mix and match from the first three options below to get exactly what you need... or buy a school year package to receive a 40% savings!


Option #1 - Phone Consultation

ONE HOUR initial phone consultation + a FREE follow up phone call! Just $40.00.


Option #2 - Lending Library Card

ONE YEAR of privileges at my extensive curriculum Lending Library (this includes Steiner/Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Montessori and parenting books). Click on the links to the left to browse.

Just $36.00. That's only $3.00 a month, and less than ten cents a day!
If you want to teach using the Waldorf method but your budget for curriculum materials is limited, or you don't want to buy something you'll only need for one main lesson block, this is perfect for you!


Option #3 - Curriculum Plan

A complete curriculum plan for the current or upcoming year including the list of main lesson blocks which I recommend for your unique child, plus a booklist of recommended resources for all the mian lesson blocks, links to free information, useful materials which you can find for free at your local library, and a custom page or pages on the website where all the information is organized and right at your fingertips. I do all the research and all the work for you! You can just dive into the teaching! Just $75.00.


Option #4 - SAVE MONEY WITH A SCHOOL YEAR PACKAGE!

Includes all of the above... a one hour initial phone consultation + a free follow up phone call... plus one year of privileges at my extensive curriculum Lending Library... plus a complete curriculum plan.

A value of over $150.00 for just $99.00! SAVE 40%!


That's only $99.00 for all this:

  • a one hour phone consultation (and a FREE follow-up call),
  • an entire year of borrowing privileges from my extensive lending library,
  • concrete help with daily/weekly rhythms
  • a customized year-long curriculum plan
  • a schedule and resource list for every one of the main lesson blocks for the school year
  • and a personalized section of the website - a project which we will create and update together - full of information, links, pictures, recommendations, and helpful suggestions for your family.

    See sample webpages - Kindergarten


Why settle for a pre-purchased curriculum when you can have something tailored to your family's needs, budget, and schedule? Act now to get a custom curriculum plan designed for your child!


Not sure 100% sure about Waldorf?

I also work with families following traditional models, or families who are blending multiple approaches. I welcome the opportunity to work with your family!


Affiliate links through Amazon cover domain registration, web hosting, and website backup fees. This allows me to offer
my materials for free. Any extra revenue is used as our homeschool budget for the month. Thank you for your support!

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