I just started a new Branding course (no I’m not going to burn a symbol into my skin!) which will give my site a makeover. If all goes according to plan, the reveal will be before Yule. Stay tuned ….
Bringing our own religious beliefs into a Charlotte Mason education can present a challenge, simply because there is no pre-made format for us to use. As Heathens (Germanic Pagans) we are not “people of the book”, so while Charlotte Mason used the Bible from the time […]
I’ve lost my rhythm. It stinks. Not my music rhythm, though I haven’t been singing much lately, either. No, this is my daily rhythm. The one that keeps the household running smoothly, time spent with my daughter and husband, and our Charlotte Mason lifestyle moving […]
I’m sure you’ve seen them — curricula that people tell you is Charlotte Mason and is absolutely loaded with historical fiction. When I first started homeschooling 17 years ago, the choices for curricula were slim. Facebook didn’t exist, forums were in their infancy, and email […]
I read homeschooling articles all the time that talk about “finding your child’s passion” and going with it, but I never really understood how to translate that to my own daughter and her lack of focus, her Aspie traits, her, yes, weirdness. When she was […]
In using Charlotte Mason’s philosophy of education, we want our families to experience and learn to appreciate beauty. But who says that beautiful music must only be light and upbeat? Here are several classical music pieces that are perfect to add to your Halloween repertoire. […]
What does that mean? “For the rest of us”? Not Charlotte Mason-lite. Not Charlotte Mason-inspired. Not Charlotte Mason-ish. We knew we would homeschool when our first daughter was born, 21 years ago. I strongly believe that a Charlotte Mason lifestyle is the right one for […]