Charlotte Mason, Featured, Mondays with Miss Mason, Mother Culture, Podcasts

Mondays with Miss Mason – On Character

Disposition, intellect, genius, come pretty much by nature; but character is an achievement, the one practical achievement possible to us for ourselves and for our children; and all real advance in family or individual is along the lines of character. Our great people are great simply by reason of their force of character. (Volume 2–Parents… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Character

Featured, Weekend Links

Weekend Links – March 23, 2019 – Star Trek, Shakespeare & Orbital Rocket Boosters

Daffodils, forsythia, lilacs and tulips are blooming in my area. I love this time of year. Lady Daffadowndilly Growing in the vale By the uplands hilly, Growing straight and frail, Lady Daffadowndilly. In a golden crown, And a scant green gown While the spring blows chilly, Lady Daffadown, Sweet Daffadowndilly. ~Christina Rosetti (1830-1894) Here are… Read More Weekend Links – March 23, 2019 – Star Trek, Shakespeare & Orbital Rocket Boosters

Books, Holiday

St. Patrick’s Day Books, Songs, & Recipes — Leprechaun Free!

I’m not sure where the whole leprechauns for St. Patrick’s Day thing came from but they have NOTHING to do with him. Like elves and Christmas, leprechauns have become the generic non-religious alternative to the real reason we celebrate the holiday (holy days). That said, there is no lack of wonderful things to explore to… Read More St. Patrick’s Day Books, Songs, & Recipes — Leprechaun Free!

Charlotte Mason, Mondays with Miss Mason, Mother Culture, Science

Mondays with Miss Mason: On Field Flowers

Note: this post is part of an ongoing series. For more information on Charlotte Mason and Mondays with Miss Mason, please read the first post. Do you post about Charlotte Mason’s ideas–please comment below and I will share your post! Weeds. That is what I used to think of them–all those little roadside field flowers… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason: On Field Flowers

Books, Featured, Living Books, Science

12 Inspiring Picture Books About Women Scientists & Mathematicians

In honor of International Women’s Day, I have made a list of 12 picture books about inspiring women scientists and mathematicians to share with your girls and boys. Lost to history for a time, women of the past are being remembered for their contributions. Modern women are also making a mark on science, architecture and… Read More 12 Inspiring Picture Books About Women Scientists & Mathematicians

2e/Dysgraphia/Dyslexia, Apps, Featured, Web Safe & Smart

Does Your Child Hate Writing? 5 Free Dysgraphia Apps and Tools to Help

Does your child hate writing? Discover 5 free dysgraphia apps and tools to help. If handwriting and getting thoughts on paper is a continual struggle for your child, it is possible your child has dysgraphia, a learning difference or learning disability that affects a student’s ability to write, among other things. In our family, we… Read More Does Your Child Hate Writing? 5 Free Dysgraphia Apps and Tools to Help

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Mondays with Miss Mason – On Knowledge vs. Information

Note: this post is part of an ongoing series. For more information on Charlotte Mason and Mondays with Miss Mason, please read the first post. Do you post about Charlotte Mason’s ideas–please comment below and I will share your post!   From School Education, Part XX: Knowledge versus Information.––The distinction between knowledge and information is,… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Knowledge vs. Information