Advent Homeschool Curriculum Before I had children, I thought I was an organized person. I could write a to-do list and tick off jobs without batting an eye. Keeping track of appointments and deadlines wasn’t a problem. Staying on top of life seemed to come naturally. Now that I have three rambunctious boys, I realize that organization was … [Read more...]
The Charlotte Mason method is based on Charlotte’s firm belief that the child is a person and we must educate that whole person, not just his mind.
Charlotte Mason's Student Motto:
"I am, I can, I ought, I will."
"I am, I can, I ought, I will." This was the motto she gave us. I am a human being, one of God's children; I can do right by my fellowmen and by myself; I ought so to do and God help me, I will so do. Is this not a great message she has given us? - Michael A. E. Franklin, one of Charlotte Mason's students
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Listen here: Charlotte Mason and the Habit of Obedience Whether you're a Charlotte Mason veteran, exploring Charlotte Mason early years, or transitioning to a Charlotte Mason homeschool, this article is for you. Grab a cup of tea and pull up a chair as we're going over Charlotte Mason Principle 3, the habit of obedience! Did you know there … [Read more...]
Today’s episode of Cultivating Grace is sponsored by: The Homeschool Garden Charlotte Mason Inspired Morning Time Plans for Busy Families Listen here: What's really important when it comes to homeschooling? Hey homeschool moms, Andrew Pudewa here. It's a pleasure to be with you, and I'm happy to be able to share a few thoughts about what, … [Read more...]
Why and How to Create a Morning Basket for Homeschool Moms In the homeschool world, having morning basket time is all the rage! No matter if you're an eclectic, Charlotte Mason, Classical, or even traditional homeschooler - we all love being able to combine multiple ages together to teach one thing at one time, right? Listen to the audio blog … [Read more...]
I am not a big fan of Halloween. I get sad at the inappropriate costumes and demonic exhibitions that seem to get worse every year. We enjoy going to our church fall festival but the boys do visit our neighborhood friends in whatever homemade costumes they come up with. My children and husband love the fun parts like the candy (who doesn't?), … [Read more...]
Children are not born bad but with possibilities for good and for evil. Now that we’ve discussed Charlotte Mason’s Principle 1: Children are Born Persons, let’s dive deep Charlotte Mason's Principle 2: Children have a Will to be Good or Bad. Listen to the audioblog here: Before I begin, have you seriously attempted to read Charlotte … [Read more...]
Today's episode of Cultivating Grace is sponsored by: The Homeschool Garden Charlotte Mason Inspired Morning Time Plans for Busy Families Listen here: Brush Drawing and the Art of Seeing Well hello, Cultivating Gracers. This is Dallas Nachtigall from Bestowing the Brush. You can check out my website, bestowingthebrush.com, where I curate … [Read more...]
Today's episode of Cultivating Grace is sponsored by: The Homeschool Garden Charlotte Mason Inspired Morning Time Plans for Busy Families Listen here: Charlotte Mason was Right about Art Art study is a beautiful part of the Charlotte Mason Feast. We already know how beneficial art study can be to our homeschool. For a quick review: Art … [Read more...]
Today's episode of Cultivating Grace is sponsored by: The Homeschool Garden Charlotte Mason Inspired Morning Time Plans for Busy Families Listen here: Creating a Homeschool Action Plan Hi Friends. Welcome to the Cultivating Grace podcast. My name is Courtney Messick and as always, it's a pleasure to chat with you today. I'm going to dive … [Read more...]
Listen to this post: I am beyond excited to be chatting about Charlotte Mason's first principle with you! This cornerstone of the Charlotte Mason method is so important for understanding the how and why of this exceptional educational philosophy in your home school. Of all the homeschooling methods, this is my favorite and today we will dive … [Read more...]