A Life spent between New Orleans, OC and Peru.

We spoke about my mom’s life in New Orleans, and in Peru. Then we spoke about my life in Orange County and how mom and I have seen OC change!

Waldorf School of New Orleans Librarian Lesley Rubenstein

Lesley has been a Waldorf classroom teacher, but her most notable accomplishment at WSNO is our beloved library, which she built from nothing. Find out how she did it.

Pioneer Parent Amy Reuben

We met outdoors for our interview because our school is bursting at the seams! Amy shared her experiences as a founding Waldorf parent and her thoughts on how she meshes her Judaism with Waldorf education.

Jill Contento, 1st Grade Teacher & Lower Grades Chair

A veteran teacher discovers Waldorf education: “ My best advice for my students would be to keep your imagination open to learning new things so that you can always be an enthusiastic learner.”

Zoe & Claire: Waldorf School of New Orleans Alumnae & BFFs

Best friends from the age of two – hear about their 11 year journey through Waldorf education: “I feel like Waldorf taught you things, but in a deeper way. You really learned something from multiple perspectives. You learned about it,...

Waldorf Grades 5 & 6 Teacher & Pedagogical Chair Rebecca Nelson

Rebecca Nelson thought she was going to become an anthropologist, but life had different plans for her: “I feel that I am really helping create the kinds of people I want to be leading our society, and that is my...

Interview with Grammy

I interviewed my grandmother Judith Foley about her life and childhood and learned more about my family and listened to her advice on how to live.

Kennedy Williams and her grandma Willie Mae Hines talk about growing up in Champaign, Illinois.

Kennedy Williams interviewed her grandma (Willie Mae Hines) about her childhood in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Illinois. Willie Mae talks about her family and children and leaving a message to the future generations.

Interview with Papa. Bob Liljeberg

Asked my grandfather things that I never would had thought of. It was nice to learn things that I probably would never asked him.

Amariah Thurston with her mother Leslie Thurston discuss Hurricane Katrina.
November 29, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Amariah Thurston (16) interviews her mother and friend Leslie Thurston (47) about her experience of watching Hurricane Katrina unfold. She reflects particularly on the government response to the disaster...

Interview with my Aunt Aisha

Talking with my Aunt about her interests and the people around her who inspired her to do those things.

RJ’s interview with Lisa Murphy(mom)

I have always been close with my mom, but this interview really allowed me to learn more about her and hopefully potentially strengthen our relationship even more after we discussed her wishes for me, and how I view life. Also,...

The Creole Story

I, with some help from my mom, interview my grandmother about her life. My 88-year-old grandmother has moderate dementia and is very hard of hearing. It was very difficult, but she loved participating and gave me a beautiful story.

My Grandpa

I loved hearing about his past and things I did not know about him before I interviewed him. He is my biggest role model so I love to listen to his stories.