I think it's sort of amazing how things fall into place in our school sometimes. Late this fall I still hadn't chosen the Christmas hymn we would study in December. I'm usually more prepared, but I hadn't had time to study and research as I have had in the past. Normally I would plan ahead, … Continue reading Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I love the surprises on this Charlotte Mason journey. As my daughter and I were finishing a rather long conversation last week, our talk shifted to our various personal challenges. I briefly mentioned my desire to encourage others in their marriages. But I explained that it can be difficult at times to have a strong … Continue reading A Teenager and a Commonplace Book
To some of us nothing in all the world seems so hard as to own ourselves in the wrong. - Marshall, This Country of Ours Oh, the timing of our readings. The very same child who had this reading came to me hours earlier to own up to doing something that they now regretted … Continue reading Character and History Books
It was exciting to get this beautiful book in the mail this week. The cover is genius. I loved it as soon as I saw it. The author is right, it isn't a field guide in the truest sense. But it is a lot of fun to look at, and it draws you in. The … Continue reading Nature Anatomy!