We've been returning to our roots, so to speak. When we moved beyond tot-schooling, we loved unit studies. And after a year of Classical Conversations, we are going back to units for some summer fun-schooling. I feel like interest based learning is a great fit for Mr. T, and I enjoy it, too. Lately it's all been about castles and knights … [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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There is beauty in imperfection. There is grace in unfinished to-do's. There is conviction in the correction of our children. There is a curiosity and love of learning that is reborn in our older souls. When God calls us to homeschool, He calls us to so much more. Docendo Dicimus: We learn by teaching. Teach because you learn, too. What is … [Read more...]
A Subscription for the Animal Lover in Your Homeschool We love subscription boxes! There are so many fun ones out there for all sorts of learning fun. For my computer savvy Mr. T, this one is a cut above the rest! (I received Junior Explorers Mission Arctic for review purposes and was compensated for my time. All opinions are my own and I was not … [Read more...]
We love art. Mr. T especially. He's great at our more Charlotte Mason style studies, but since we've been studying American artists that are more recent in our Classical Conversations studies, I thought a study of Modern Art would be fun. Hands on is, in my opinion, the best way to help solidify art in the minds of young students. *Disclosure: I … [Read more...]
10 Things You Need to Hear You are amazing. Your day in and day out caring for and fighting for your child is something your should be proud of. Remember this every day! This is not a sprint, it is a marathon. Take time for yourself when possible or you will end up having to have time for yourself before you erupt. Sometimes eruptions … [Read more...]
Living History with Medieval Times We had an amazing time visiting Medieval Times' Atlanta Castle for a School matinee. We've been before to the regular shows, but this was our first time attending the educational matinee. The program included a wonderful 20 minute presentation by the King and Princess that outlined several elements of … [Read more...]
Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr. Theodore Roosevelt was born October 27th, 1858 and died January 6th, 1919. Here are a few fascinating facts about "Teddy" Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt was homeschooled. :) As a child, Theodore suffered very sever night-time asthma attacks the doctors were unable to cure, but he remained active … [Read more...]
Learning Conversational Foreign Language in Your Homeschool If you're like me, all those high school French or Spanish classes have long since vacated your homeschool parent brain. And the thought of trying to teach a foreign language to my children seems a bit daunting. Where do I start? Which program is best? How many different kinds of language … [Read more...]
Wondering what our homeschool room looks like? Here's a sneak peek for you to see! Our Classically Charlotte Homeschool Room Welcome to our homeschool room tour! First, I have to tell you that we only have a 3 bedroom house. I put the boys into one room so I could have a school/playroom. The plan was to keep the house from looking like a toy … [Read more...]
Sharing some great ideas for Classical Education curriculum for kindergarten and preschool by showing you what our Classical conversations homeschool curriculum looks like! Yay! It's Not Back to School Hop time! Today is curriculum day, and I'm covering our Classical Conversations Kindergarten curriculum as well as our supplements … [Read more...]