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

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

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

Charlotte Mason, Featured, Living Books, Podcasts

Fall in Love with Poetry in 10 Minutes a Day with Poetry Podcasts

Poetry is a vibrant part of a school day but some people find it difficult. Thankfully, poetry podcasts can help! Poetry podcasts offer a brief reading of a poem along with some commentary about the poet or subject of the poem. As a result, poem newbies and *gasp* poem haters can be transformed into poetry fans.… Read More Fall in Love with Poetry in 10 Minutes a Day with Poetry Podcasts

Charlotte Mason, Curriculum Reviews, Featured

Getting Started with Latin for Absolute Beginners

So how do you get started with Latin? Especially if you have never learned it yourself! When my kids were starting 4th grade, I knew it was time to get serious about getting started with Latin. I did a bunch of research. Ran into questions about pronunciations (ecclesiastical vs. classical), dative vs. genitive, online vs.… Read More Getting Started with Latin for Absolute Beginners