Sometimes the chores of home-making and the day to day challenges of home-educating can take their toll on a mom's good attitude. In order to keep our homes and families happy, we need a bit of refreshment; this is the whole idea behind Mother Culture! We must occasionally, as Charlotte Mason … [Read more...] about An Evening Stroll
Lately I've been re-visiting the reasons why I love the Charlotte Mason style of homeschooling. Here are just a few of her main principles -- and some of the biggest reasons I love Charlotte Mason! (The page I took this from is here; thank you to Ambleside Online for providing so much free … [Read more...] about Why Charlotte Mason?
We're doing WinterPromise curriculum this year, which is very Charlotte Mason-style. We have wonderfully delightful living books to read for history, as well as lessons in a "Time Travelers" text. It's not as a dry as a typical history textbook, but it's a far cry from a living book. I do admit it's … [Read more...] about How Effective Are Living Books?
Welcome to the very first 2011 edition of the Charlotte Mason Blog Carnival! SOCIAL STUDIES Amy at Fisher Academy International presents Plutarch Study - Alexander as part of their study of citizenship, character training, and of course, history. Need some ideas for history study? Kris at … [Read more...] about 1st Charlotte Mason Carnival of 2011