This was a good week. The sun appeared after more than 10 days missing, and my son celebrated his birthday. What was the highlight of your week? “The cock is crowing, The stream is flowing, The small birds twitter, The lake doth glitter, The green field sleeps in the sun; The oldest and youngest Are… Read More Weekend Links – March 2 2019
Long ago when my children were young I blogged for a few years. One of the features on my blog was “Mondays with Miss Mason” partly to share Charlotte Mason with the world and partly to keep me on track with my own goals. Many years have passed, and I am still in need of… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Goal Setting
Another week has flown by. This weekend we will be hosting a spend-the-night for my younger son and his friends. Pray for me! Do you share weekly roundups? If so, comment below! Here are some of my favorite finds for the week: “The Teaching Methods of Charlotte Mason and the PNEU” This rather boring title… Read More Weekend Links – February 22 2019
This is the first Mother Culture Book Club post! I will be posting frequently with “mother culture” books that I have been reading. I would love you to join me! Comment below with your thoughts as you read or join me on Facebook for discussion. First up, is A Light So Lovely:… Read More Mother Culture Book Club: A Light So Lovely by Sarah Arthur
Artist study is a beautiful part of the “feast” of learning. However, the artists that have found success in the past and come down to us through history are mostly white men. Today, however, famous African American artists — men and women — are being rediscovered and their work is being appreciated by new audiences.… Read More 5 Famous African American Artists of the Past You Should Know
Our family has been using Ambleside Online for the better part of a decade to structure our school days. There are many lovely Charlotte Mason based curricula available now, but this creation of committed homeschool families has been a gift to my family. Ambleside Online, like any other curricula, is not for every family or… Read More How to Homeschool with Ambleside Online – And Love It!
“It is winter in Narnia,” said Mr. Tumnus, “and has been for ever so long…. always winter, but never Christmas.” Post-Christmas winter feels like The White Witch’s Narnia at times. Cold, dark, bleak and no Christmas to look forward too. I read the news last week about the Polar Vortex bringing temperatures colder than Antartica… Read More What I’m Loving This Winter
Today is the start of the FREE 2019 Bright & Quirky Child Summit over on therapist Debbie Steinberg Kuntz’ site. The Bright & Quirky Child Summit hosts a lineup of nearly 30 education and parenting experts in video segments on a wide range of topics including parenting kids with ADHD, 2e (twice-exceptional), dyslexia or other learning differences.… Read More Why You Should Watch The Bright & Quirky Child Summit