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Arrien, A. (2005). The second half of life: [opening the eight gates of wisdom]. Boulder, CO: Sounds True.

Baker, J. P., Baker, F., & Slayton, T. (1986). Conscious conception: Elemental journey through the labyrinth of sexuality. Monroe, UT: Freestone Pub. Co.

Baldwin, R. (1989). You are your child’s first teacher. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts.

Baldwin, R. (1979). Special delivery: The complete guide to informed birth. Millbrae, CA: Les Femmes.

Baldwin, R. (1988). Special delivery. Boulder, CO: Injoy Productions.

Baldwin, R., & Palmarini, T. (1986). Pregnant feelings. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts.

Bettelheim, B. (1987). A good enough parent: A book on child-rearing. New York: Knopf.

Blackman, S. (1997). Graceful exits: How great beings die: Death stories of Tibetan,        Hindu & Zen masters. New York: Weatherhill.

Blanning, N., & Clark, L. (2000). Movement journeys and circle adventures: Movement enrichment with a therapeutic approach for early childhood. S.l: s.n.

Bolen, J. S. (2001). Goddesses in older women: Archetypes in women over fifty. New York: HarperCollinsPublishers.

Bonheim, J. (1997). Aphrodite’s daughters: Women’s sexual stories and the journey of the soul. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Borysenko, J. (1998). A woman’s book of life: The biology, psychology, and spirituality of the feminine life cycle. New York: Riverhead Books.

Brehony, K. A. (1996). Awakening at midlife: Realizing your potential for growth and change. New York: Riverhead Books.

Brendtro, L. K., Brokenleg, M., & Bockern, S. V. (1990). Reclaiming youth at risk: Our hope for the future. Bloomington, Indiana: National Education Service.

Bronfenbrenner, U. (1979). The ecology of human development. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Brown, J. D., Schaffer, R., Vargas, L., & Romocki, L. H. S. (2004). Popular media culture and the promise of critical media literacy. In S. F. Hamilton & M. A. Hamilton (Eds.), The youth development handbook: Coming of age in American communities. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Carey, D., & Large, J. (1982). Festivals, family and food. Gloucestershire: Hawthorne Press.

Cajete, G. (1994). Look to the mountain. Skyland, NC: Kivaki Press.

Childs, G. (1991). Steiner education in theory and practice. Worcester, Great Britain: Floris Books.

Chilton Pearce, J. (1977). Magical child. New York: Bantam Books.

Chilton Pearce, J. (2004). The biology of transcendence: A blueprint of the human spirit. Rochester, VT: Park Street Press.

Cooper, T. W. (2011). Fast media, media fast: How to clear your mind and invigorate your life in an age of media overload. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.

Cori, J. L. (2007). Healing from trauma: A survivor’s guide to understanding your symptoms and reclaiming your life. New York: Marlowe & Co.

Cozolino, L. J. (2006). The neuroscience of human relationships: Attachment and the developing social brain. New York: Norton.

Davis, E. & Leonard, C. (2002). The circle of life. Thirteen archetypes for every woman. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts.

Debold, E., Wilson, M., & Malavé, I. (1993). Mother daughter revolution: From betrayal to power. Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley Publishing.

Drew, J.M. (1992). Where were you when I needed you dad?: A guide for healing your father wound. Newport Beach, CA: Tiger Lily Publishing.

Dunselman, R. (1995). In place of the self: How drugs work. Stroud: Hawthorn.

England, P., & Horowitz, R. (1998). Birthing from within: An extra-ordinary guide to childbirth preparation. Albuquerque, N.M: Partera Press.

Foster, S., & Little, M. (1998a). The four shields: The initiatory seasons of human nature. Big Pine, CA: Lost Borders Press.

Gaskin, I. M. (2002). Spiritual midwifery. Summertown, Tenn: Book Pub. Co.

Ginwright, S., Ph.D. (2003). Youth organizing: Expanding possibilities for youth development. New York: Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing.

Grimes, R. L., (2000). Deeply into the bone: Re-inventing rites of passage. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Gerzon, M. (1982). A choice of heroes: The changing faces of American manhood. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Gerzon, M. (1996). Listening to midlife: Turning your crisis into a quest. Boston, MA: Shambhala.

Gurian, M. (2001). The wonder of girls: Understanding the hidden nature of our daughters. New York: Pocket Books.

Gurian, M. (1996). The wonder of boys: What parents, mentors, and educators can do to shape boys into exceptional men. New York: Putnam.

Hamilton, S. F., & Hamilton, M. A. (Eds.). (2004). The youth development handbook: Coming of age in American communities. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Hannaford, C. (1995). Smart moves: Why learning is not all in your head. Arlington, Va: Great Ocean Publishers.

Harwood, A. C. (1997). The way of a child. London: Sophia Books.

Hill, P. (1992). Coming of age: African American male rites-of-passage. Chicago, Il: African American Images.

Hillman, J. (1996). The soul’s code. New York: Random House.

Howie, J. (2002). Sisters unlimited. London, England: Vermillion.

Jones, T. (2001). The elder within: The source of mature masculinity. Wilsonville, Or: BookPartners.

Jocelyn, B. (1981). Citizens of the cosmos: Life’s unfolding from conception through death to rebirth. New York: The Continuum Publishing Company.

Katchadourian, H. A. (1987). Fifty: Midlife in perspective. New York: W.H. Freeman.

Keen, S., & Valley-Fox, A. (1973). Your mythic journey. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons.

Kett, J.F. (1977). Rites of passage: Adolescence in America 1790 to the present. New York: Basic Books, Inc.

Kessler, R. (2000). The soul of education: Helping students find connection, compassion and character at school. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

König, K. (2006). The human soul. Edinburgh: Floris Books.

Kubler-Ross, E. (1969). On death and dying: What the dying have to teach doctors, nurses, clergy, and their own families. New York, NY: Scribner.

Lamm, S., Wigmore, M., Roughan, K., Gaskin, I. M., Sorensen, S., Hunt, S., Pecknold, R. (2012). Birth story: Ina May Gaskin & the Farm midwives – A film. New York, NY: Ghost Robot.

Landau, A. D. (2011). Tragic beauty: The dark side of Venus Aphrodite and the loss and regeneration of soul. New Orleans, La: Spring Journal Books.

Leonard, L. S. (1993). Meeting the madwoman: An inner challenge for feminine spirit. New York: Bantam Books.

Levine, M. (2006). The price of privilege: how parental pressure and material advantage are creating a generation of disconnected and unhappy kids. New York: Harper Collins Publishers.

Levine, P. A., & Kline, M. (2008). Trauma-proofing your kids: A parents’ guide for instilling confidence, joy and resilience. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

Levine, S. (1989). Who dies?: An investigation of conscious living and conscious dying. New York: Anchor Books.

Lievegoed, B. (1985). Phases of childhood: Growing in body, soul and spirit. Hudson, NY: Anthroposophic Press.

Madaras, L., Madaras, A., Sullivan, S., & Aher, J. (2000). The “what’s happening to my body?” book for boys: The new growing-up guide for parents and sons. New York: Newmarket Press.

Madaras, L., Madaras, A., & Sullivan, S. (2007). The “what’s happening to my body?” book for girls. New York: Newmarket Press.

Mahdi, L. C., Foster, S., & Little, M. (1987). Betwixt & between: Patterns of masculine and feminine initiation. La Salle, Illinois: Open Court.

Mahdi, L. C., & Christopher, N. G., & Meade, M. (Eds.). (1996). Crossroads: The quest for contemporary rites of passage. La Salle, Illinois: Open Court.

Males, M. A. (1999). Framing Youth: 10 myths about the next generation. Monroe, Maine: Common Courage Press.

Mankowitz, A. (1984). Change of life: A psychological study of dreams and the menopause. Toronto, Canada: Inner City Books.

McCarty, W.A. (2009). Welcoming consciousness: Supporting babies’ wholeness from the beginning of life. Santa Barbara, CA: Wondrous Beginnings Publishing.

Mead, M. (1961). Coming of age in Samoa: Morrow Quill Paperbacks.

Mellon, N. (1998). The art of storytelling. Dorset [England: Element.

Meyer, R. (1988). The wisdom of fairy tales. Edinburgh: Floris.

Miedzian, M. (2002). Boys will be boys: Breaking the link between masculinity and violence. New York: Lantern Books.

Moore, R. L., & Gillette, D. (1990). King, warrior, magician, lover: Rediscovering the archetypes of the mature masculine. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.

Mylin, Deborah. (1999). Body language: New talks about growing up. Deluth MN: New Moon Publishing

O’Neal, G., & O’Neal, G. (1990). The human life. Spring Valley, N.Y.: Mercury Press.

Perrow, S. (2008). Healing stories for challenging behavior. Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK: Hawthorn Press.

Pittman, F. (2009). Man enough: Fathers, sons, and the search for masculinity. New York: Putnam.

Piver, S. (2004). The hard questions for adult children and their aging parents: 100 essential questions for facing the future together, with courage and compassion. New York: Gotham Books.

Plotkin, B. (2008). Nature and the human soul: Cultivating wholeness and community in a fragmented world. Novato, CA: New World Library.

Robin Karr-Morse and Meredith S. Wiley (1998). Ghosts from the nursery: Tracing the roots of violence. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.

Rodriguez, L. (2001). Hearts and hands: Creating community in violent times. New York, NY: Seven Stories Press.

Sanford, J. A. (1978). Dreams and healing. New York: Paulist Press.

Schachter-Shalomi, Z. & Miller, R. (1995). From age-ing to sage-ing. New York, NY: Warner Press.

Scull, C. S. (1992). Fathers, sons, and daughters: Exploring fatherhood, renewing the bond. Los Angeles, Calif: J. P. Tarcher.

Schwartz, E. (1999). Millennial child. Great Barrington, MA: Anthroposophic Press.

Secunda, V. (1992). Women and their fathers: The sexual and romantic impact of the first man in your life. New York, N.Y: Delacorte Press.

Slayton, T., Knoodle, L., & Fryer, A. M. (2003). I find my star: An artful and community building approach to the inner and outer changes of puberty and adolescence. Sebastopol, California and Seattle, Washington: Coming of Age Press and Cethsol Publications.

Some, M. P. (1993). Ritual: Power, healing and community. Portland, Oregon: Swan/Raven & Company.

Staley, B. (1988). Between form and freedom: A practical guide to the teenage years. Stroud: Hawthorn.

Staley, B., (1999). Tapestries: Weaving life’s journey. Gloucestershire, UK: Hawthorn Press.

Stanislav Grof (1985). Beyond the brain: Birth, death, and transcendence in psychotherapy. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Stanislav Grof (1993), The holotropic mind. New York: Harper-Collins.

Steiner, R. (1938). The education of the child in the light of anthroposophy. London: Rudolph Steiner Publishing Co.

Steiner, R. (1954). Education and modern spiritual life. London: Anthroposophical Publishing Co.

Steiner, R. (1996a). Education for adolescents: Eight lectures. Hudson: Anthroposophic Press.

Steiner, R. (1994). Theosophy: An introduction to the spiritual processes in human life and in the cosmos. Hudson, NY: Anthroposophic Press.

Steiner, R. (1996b). The foundations of human experience. Barrington, MA: Anthroposophic Press.

Stone, M. K., & Center for Ecoliteracy. (2009). Smart by nature: Schooling for sustainability. Healdsburg, Calif: Watershed Media.

Storr, A. (1983). The essential Jung: The best introduction to Jung’s writings in a single volume. New York: MJF Books.

Szejer, M., & Bernard, H. (2005). Talking to babies: Healing with words on a maternity ward. Boston: Beacon Press.

Treichler, R. (1996). Soulways: Development, crises and illnesses of the soul. Stroud, UK: Hawthorn Press.

Turner, V. W. (1969). The ritual process: Structure and antistructure. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

van Gennep, A. (1960). The rites of passage (M. B. Vizedom & G. L. Caffee, Trans.). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Vissell, J., & Vissell, B. (1984). The shared heart: Relationship initiations & celebrations. Aptos, CA: Ramira Pub.

Vissell, B., Vissell, J., & Buscaglia, L. F. (1986). Models of love: The parent-child journey. Aptos, Calif: Ramira Pub.

Walker, B. G. (1985). The crone: Woman of age, wisdom, and power. San Francisco: Harper & Row.

Weed, Susun. (2002). New menopausal years : The wise woman way, alternative approaches for women 30-90 (Wise Woman Ways). Woodstock, NY: Ash Tree Publishing.

Wilkinson, R. (1986). The interpretation of fairy tales. East Grinstead (England: Henry Goulden).

Young, E. (1923). Celtic wonder tales. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co.

Young, F. W. (1965). Initiation ceremonies: A cross-cultural study of status dramatization. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc.


Some relevant Web Sites from Birth to Death:
(Prenatal Bonding)
(The Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health)
(Rahima Baldwin’s daughter’s work: Faith Baldwin)
(Rahmina Baldwin Resources for Nurturing Family Life)
(Rachael Kessler/ Soul of Education Teachings)
(Tamara Slayton/Coming of Age Initiatives)
(Joyce and Barry Vissel: Family Care)
(Natural Death Care)
(Green Death Care)
(Waldorf Early Child Education)
(Waldorf International Education)

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