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Homeschooling Outside the Box

Nov 27, 2018

“Come share this with me! Delight with me! Teach me! Tell me more!” That’s what children are really saying.

Children are generally better at nature study that adults; their fresh perspective is a gift they have that we get numb to as we get older. Nature study reminds us that we don’t have to be seeing something...

Nov 15, 2018

Explore another cornerstone in a Charlotte Mason education - the Great Outdoors. I'll discuss the benefits of being outdoors as well as practical tips to getting over obstacles like the weather. 

Nov 7, 2018

Reading great books is a cornerstone to a Charlotte Mason education, but just what is a "great book?" How do you choose one? And what should you avoid? This episode we'll discuss living books and their nemesis, twaddle. Be sure to grab a copy of the Booklist for the Well-Read Child in the notes.

Oct 24, 2018

The other day I recalled a conversation I had with a friend when the boys were really little. A question had been burning in my mind for a while and I needed to ask it…

“What do you do all day? I mean with the kids? What do you do?”

At the time I was a mom of twin toddlers and an infant so believe me there was...

Oct 15, 2018

Nurturing your pre-schooler’s mind and body are important parts of raising your child but nurturing your pre-schooler’s soul is the most crucial piece of the triad. Without a well-fed soul, the mind would become arrogant and the body would become reckless. The soul is the link that makes a strong mind and body worth...