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
Teaching children using a Charlotte Mason Education can seem to be a daunting task. When you first step into this new world, it can be overwhelming. You have books, blogs, and Google. As you begin to wade through the information, it becomes clear that not all Charlotte Mason resources are created equal. I wanted to … Continue reading How to Begin a Charlotte Mason Education
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!
I realized it would be irresponsible to toss a new blog out there and go off yammering about method and philosophy as though everyone was already familiar with Charlotte and her ideas. I'm not the best at explaining things. I ramble. You'd want to smack me and run off screaming if I told you everything. … Continue reading a new way of seeing
Thanks for coming to check out my new blog, I'm glad you came! For some time now, I've been feeling a little badly for tormenting my readers over on the family blog with endless Charlotte Mason quotes. I realized it was time for a new blog! After several years using the Charlotte Mason method, I … Continue reading Welcome to Eventide