Choosing Curriculum and Learning Styles One of the most common reasons people contact me about homeschool consulting is curriculum overwhelm. Choosing curriculum is the leading cause of hives for homeschool moms according to my own unofficial research. Yes, there are a lot of homeschool programs out there, boxed and build-your-own, and they can … [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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Ratatouille is a lovely movie and full of fun things to study. Grab a Ratatouille Movie Study and get our super simple Ratatouille recipe. Ratatouille - Movie Unit Study Ratatouille is such a delightful movie. The story is wonderful, especially for kids who have to overcome struggles and challenges. This was the movie that sparked Mr. T's … [Read more...]
My Book of Centuries is a Timeline Notebook for PreK-3rd Grade. This printable notebook for young learners has alternating lined pages and timeline figures. What is My Book of Centuries: A Timeline Notebook for PreK-3rd Grade? My Book of Centuries: A Timeline Notebook for PreK-3rd is a printable Book of Centuries PDF in Charlotte Mason style … [Read more...]
We love cooking together almost as much as eating together! Even with all our food allergies, we have plenty of wonderful things to eat. Today we are sharing our epic Valentine's Day Breakfast and our delightful Valentine's Day tea. And because we love all our dear readers, we are giving you a gorgeous set of Recipe Binder printables for you and … [Read more...]
What is a Picture Study A picture study is simply art appreciation. It is a beautiful way to introduce your child to great works of art. It will not take up a significant amount of time and it is easy to implement. Don't forget to get your free printable Picture Study notebooking pages! Just add them to your cart and complete checkout. Picture … [Read more...]
Why we ditched Classical Conversations and what homeschool curriculum we're using instead. Not every method works for every child, and we must make the right decision for homeschool learning in our home. Why we ditched Classical Conversations So I'm going to forego the dramatics of telling you how heart broken I am that CC just didn't work … [Read more...]
Practical Life Skills for Children - Cooking We love incorporating practical life skills into our curriculum. Cooking is a passion of mine (dishes, not so much, though). I also believe that giving children skills they can grow and build self-confidence through is important. Even more so for kids with special needs and twice exceptionalities. We … [Read more...]
There is just something magical about Maple Sugaring stories and paintings. I've dreamt of visiting Vermont since I received the most wonderful coloring book from there after my Uncle and Aunt honeymooned there decades ago. I still have that book with it's thick lined drawings of snow and sleighs, and monstrous maple trees with buckets and laughing … [Read more...]
Come take a tour of our Charlotte Mason inspired homeschool room. Homeschool rooms should evolve to meet the needs of the students. I'm sharing how ours has changed over the years and giving you some homeschool room set up ideas. Charlotte Mason Homeschool Room A homeschool is not meant to be school at home, so it stands to reason that a … [Read more...]
Homeschool curriculum shopping? I am sharing some early elementary homeschool curriculum ideas for gifted and twice exceptional students. These suggestions are based on the Charlotte Mason method of homeschooling. Gifted Early Education for Homeschool Homeschooling allows us to create an environment that allows our children to thrive, to develop … [Read more...]