Knitting and Penny Whistle…who knew?


“A healthy social life is found only, when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection, and when in the whole community the virtue of each one is living”
Rudolf Steiner….

When reading this quote I am reminded of how special our Wednesday Penny Whistle lessons are for both me & my kiddos. Beth recently posted about our lessons with her and how we have carved out this exceptional time with one another. I feel so honored to have this space to listen to these very musical children; I also feel blessed to share this time with two very talented women……

PS I have to plug here
Beth Magill is a benefit to any child who has a lesson with her. Beth’s spirit is beautiful and her love for her students is awe-inspiring. I hope your children can share in the gifts she brings forth when she shares her love for the penny whistle.

beth magill

On Wednesday afternoons, I have two families who come to my home for penny whistle lessons. The mom’s are terrific friends, amazing mothers, and women I adore. Their combined four kids are some of my favorite people under the age of eleven. While each child is in my office having their lesson with me, the other three kids are hanging out, bonding, laughing, reading, and sometimes, they knit.

They are there for 2 hours or more some weeks. Last week it was 2.5 and Sheila joked, “We’re staying for dinner, Beth. What are you having?!” Due to their living far apart from each other, this is a terrific opportunity for them to spend time on a mid-week basis. I love it.

The kids are learning tunes and how to be better whistle players from week to week, enjoying the one-on-one time with me, and then time with each other. In…

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