Homeschool planning got you down? Use our Charlotte Mason homeschool planner and quarterly planning system to take the stress out of planning your homeschool.Honey, you don't have time to be stressed about planning your homeschool year. At least that's what I've always told myself just after flipping my lid. How does one plan out a whole … [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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Charlotte Mason Home Education When we hear terms like living books, narration, copywork, nature study, and habit training, we immediately think Charlotte Mason. Yet these elements do not tell the whole story of the Charlotte Mason method. It is important to know Charlotte Mason’s overall vision of education to determine if this homeschooling … [Read more...]
How to Create a Homeschool Room Creating a homeschool space can be daunting. To have a dedicated space or not to have a dedicated space? To decorate it to the perfect degree or go for a minimalist approach? Waldorf or Montessori? And the list of choices and decisions goes on and on and on. Today I'm sharing with you what our current homeschool … [Read more...]
There is nothing quite as wonderful as the smell of freshly baked muffins spiced with cinnamon wafting through the air when you wake up on Christmas morning. At least if you're a child. As the adult doing the baking, I prefer the smell of coffee first. Then the smell of delectable morsels accompanied by the galloping of two (always) hungry and … [Read more...]
If there is a homeschool mom on your list, then finding the perfect gift couldn't be easier. We've combined our favorite things with the favorites our readers across the internet have suggested and compiled them all here for your shopping ease. These are wonderful gifts for birthday, Christmas, friendship gifts, welcome to … [Read more...]
A Christmas Carol Unit Study A Christmas Carol is one of our favorite holiday read alouds! It is such a rich a wonderful piece of literature that it makes a beautiful holiday study. Here are some ideas to have your own holiday school unit study of Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Recommended Resources: A Christmas Carol- Charles Dickens (This is … [Read more...]
What is an Illuminated Manuscript? Illuminated manuscripts have a very dear place in my heart. Many of my favorite artists created frescoes after first learning how to illustrate parchment through this beautiful and tedious art form. There is a feeling of reverence for the devotion to detail this task must have required of the artists who created … [Read more...]
Gingerbread and Brownies The holidays are a wonderful time to enjoy sweet treats that overflow with scrumptious spices. The flavors of gingerbread have always evoked a feeling of Christmas, but when you mix them with chocolate, too? Gracious, it's amazing! Chef Teddy has partnered with RawSpiceBar, a wonderful company from San Francisco, to … [Read more...]
Does the busyness of the holiday season seem to runaway with you? Does it feel like Christmas arrives and your entire season is a blur, leaving you wondering if your children really understand why we celebrate? Have you even talked about Jesus outside of church? I know how that feels. I want my own children to know that Christmas is not about … [Read more...]
Do you have Harry Potter fans in your home? Have a fun Harry Potter themed tea at home. I'm sharing recipes, ideas, and resources so you can plan a Harry Potter tea time in your homeschool. Harry Potter just seems like the perfect themed tea. I mean, you just can't get more modern-day British. Right? My boys and I are big fans of literary … [Read more...]