About

Welcome to The Parenting Passageway!

Carrie is a wife and Waldorf homeschooling mother of three children now ages 17,14, and 9. She has worked with children and families in many capacities for over 20 years. This includes working  as a pediatric and neonatal  physical therapist, a lay breastfeeding support leader, a board-certified lactation consultant, a Waldorf homeschooling group leader, a public speaker on homeschooling and gentle parenting topics, and as a consultant for homeschooling parents. She completed degrees in Newspaper Journalism/Latin American Studies; physical therapy and  her Foundation Studies in the Arts and Anthroposophy through Antioch University in 2013 for Waldorf Education.  She has been a licensed physical therapist since 1998, a lay breastfeeding support leader since 2004, a  board-certified lactation consultant since 2009 and is currently enrolled in a clinical doctoral physical therapy program with specialization in pelvic floor health.  She has been homeschooling since 2007 and enjoys teaching the upper grades the most.  She has blogged at The Parenting Passageway since 2008 and frequently writes about Waldorf homeschooling and the challenges and joys of homeschooling multiple children. She enjoys nature, hiking, beaches, music, and being home.  Her family has two rescue dogs and two horses.

Please contact Carrie at carrie@theparentingpassageway.com.  Please be patient when you email as I sometimes have a high volume of email to answer and I pray and meditate on each email before responding. Thank you for being my reader!  Many blessings!