Listen to this post: Having a Charlotte Mason Homeschooling house for over 5 years has given me a TON of insight on best practices. There are so many aspects of her practical ways that I cherish. However, my favorite Charlotte Mason principle is narration. I’d love to share with you the what, why and how to use narration the Charlotte Mason … [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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Today's episode of Cultivating Grace is sponsored by: The Homeschool Garden Charlotte Mason Inspired Morning Time Plans for Busy Families Listen here: How to Read More This Year Hey there, mamas, Jamie Erickson here. I'm the founder and lead writer of The Unlikely Homeschool. I'm a work at home homeschooling mom, and I'm currently buried … [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: Truth, Goodness, and Beauty Hello, friends. Today I am going to be speaking with you about something that I was not planning on speaking to you about. It has just been laid on my heart … [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: Thornton Burgess the Author If you’ve been around the Charlotte Mason scene for any length of time, you’ve probably heard the name Thornton Burgess. This wonderful storyteller was a … [Read more...]
As busy moms, learning a new homeschool teaching method can get downright frustrating and stressful! Homeschooling alone is difficult, but learning a new concept can be even more overwhelming. That’s why we're here to help with this simple, yet practical guide to Charlotte Mason’s 20 principles of education! Written in the 20th century, … [Read more...]
Today's episode of Cultivating Grace is sponsored by: Listen here: How to Strengthen Relationships while Homeschooling Hi there friends. My name is Courtney Messick, and you can find me at GraceGrowEdify.com, and thank you for allowing me to join you today. It is always an honor to share here with the Cultivating Grace community. Now, … [Read more...]
I love journals and the idea of journaling. I have countless journals saved that contain a few weeks worth of consistent entries. Then, life happens, as a result, I get busy. My daily tasks take over my desire to just sit still, write and be. This year we're doing things a bit differently in our homeschool. The structure and schedules that … [Read more...]
Hands-on Elementary History is an excellent way to bring homeschool history to life! Project Passport has helped fit this role for us and makes history simple and fun. Benefits of Hands-On Activities for History When we first began toying with the idea of homeschooling, many questions plagued me. One of the most frequent was how to keep a child … [Read more...]
Don't let the winter weather derail your learning and outdoor exploring. Here are 6 winter nature studies for the Charlotte Mason Homeschool that are perfect for this time of year! As you know, Charlotte Mason homeschooling has a focus on nature walks during all seasons of the year. Once a week you and your child should be outside enjoying the … [Read more...]
Beauty is about picturing God’s unchanging goodness and daring to bring it into my own small, dusty days. - Sally Clarkson, The Lifegiving Home Bringing beauty into our dusty days is one reason Charlotte Mason was so intent on mother's keeping their lives full of education. Charlotte Mason motherhood is in keeping with education as a life and … [Read more...]