A specialized childcare alternative
By Patricia Rangel
Alina Monterrubio and Monica Hoth, both parents of adolescent children, met when their children were small and attending primary school at Los Charcos Waldorf School, now Arbol de Vida. In those years Alina, a graduate of art school in Oaxaca, started her studies to become a primary school teacher, following the Waldorf method and working in the kindergarten at Los Charcos.
Nursery Semilla de Vida
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For her part Monica, a puppeteer specializing in children’s theater and director of the San Miguel Puppet Festival, became interested in anthroposophy, the philosophy of Rudolf Steiner and together the women founded an anthroposophy workshop.
They are now embarked on a new project: the creation of a space for the care of very youngest — Semilla de Vida, a maternal house for infants.
They agree that without doubt the best place for an infant is at home with its mother, but that is not always possible. In actuality, mothers work, study or just need some time for themselves, so Semilla de Vida is dedicated exclusively to infants from one to three years. The space is designed to encourage the children’s development, a protected space where they can grow and learn, acquire motor skills and learn to think, talk and acquire social, emotional and hygiene skills.
Hours are from Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 2pm. Parents are invited to come and inspect the place for themselves.