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

2e/Dysgraphia/Dyslexia, Charlotte Mason, Mondays with Miss Mason

Mondays with Miss Mason – On Thinking Practice

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 on Charlotte Mason topics? If so, leave a comment with your link below and I will include you next week.   “Thinking, like writing or skating, comes… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Thinking Practice

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

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!