Featured, General Tips, Web Safe & Smart

New Screen Time For Kids Guidelines from WHO: Sit Less, Play More!

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new screen time for kids guidelines to help parents set proper limits for their children. Children under five must spend less time sitting watching screens, or restrained in prams and seats, get better quality sleep and have more time for active play if they are to grow up… Read More New Screen Time For Kids Guidelines from WHO: Sit Less, Play More!

Charlotte Mason, Featured, General Tips

My Morning Time Loop Schedule + Free Loop Schedule Planner

My morning time loop has transformed my homeschool day. I started looping a few years ago. Looping is when you schedule subjects in sequence rather than assigning to a specific day of the week. Looping is particularly useful for irregular schedules because if you just have things assigned to Monday but you end up with… Read More My Morning Time Loop Schedule + Free Loop Schedule Planner

Charlotte Mason, Featured, Living Books, Mondays with Miss Mason, Mother Culture

Mondays with Miss Mason – On Poetry

Note: this post is part of an ongoing series. For more information visit the Mondays with Miss Mason page. Do you post on Charlotte Mason topics? If so, leave a comment with your link below and I will include you next week. Poetry.––Poetry is, perhaps, the most searching and intimate of our teachers. To know… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Poetry

Apps, Curriculum Reviews, Featured, Mother Culture

Homeschool Planning Online: A Review of Flexible Homeschool App

Product review: I received a 6-month subscription in exchange for an honest review of this product for homeschool planning online. Read below to get your own 2-month trial just for my readers.  Flexible Homeschool App is a web-based application for homeschool planning online and for tracking your family’s homeschool progress.  It was developed by Philip and… Read More Homeschool Planning Online: A Review of Flexible Homeschool App

Books, Featured, Living Books, Podcasts

11 Must-Have Children’s Poetry Books for Your Home: National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month so I am celebrating with 11 must-have children’s poetry books! I have tried to include poetry on a weekly if not daily basis in our home. Whether it is a quick reading at the beginning of the school day or a poem posted in the bathroom where someone might take the… Read More 11 Must-Have Children’s Poetry Books for Your Home: National Poetry Month

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