Another way to narrate…

The Bath house of Mohenjo Daro Charlotte Mason teaches that a child should tell what he has learned after reading a book. This narration is meant to be done in his own words, rather than in the Classical style’s question and answer format. We use both methods in our homeschool. Sometimes it is hard to [...]

Charlotte Mason Blog Carnival

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  I’m so thrilled to be hosting the latest edition of the Charlotte Mason blog carnival! We are beginning our 10th year of homeschooling this fall. The very first book I ever read about homeschooling was The Charlotte Mason Companion by Karen Andreola. I was captivated by Miss Mason’s ideas and knew that I wanted [...]

Charlotte Mason Blog Carnival

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For the past couple of months I’ve been participating in a Charlotte Mason blog carnival. It has truly been a joy to read about what others are doing for art, music appreciation, poetry, nature study and more. I found out about Charlotte Mason when I was just beginning my homeschool journey, and her philosophies continue [...]

Whatever is Lovely: Nature Study

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  “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” Philippians 4:8 If you’ve been following this series, you know that Whatever is Lovely has turned out to be a very broad category! I’m glad to [...]