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
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
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
I post a lot about listening to podcasts but it may be helpful to some people to know HOW to listen to a podcast on iPhone. (Android, I’m not forgetting about you!) So, what is a podcast? A podcast is a (iPod + broadcast)= podcast. Basically it is a “radio show” that is available on… Read More How to Listen to a Podcast on iPhone
Science podcasts are awesome! I love to listen to all kinds of podcasts as I walk in my neighborhood. My son also loves to listen to podcasts on his Google Home at bedtime. “Hey Google, play “BirdNote” podcast!” If you are a fan of nature, technology, space and how the brain works, here are a few… Read More Best Science Podcasts for Your Future Einstein or Edison
What’s your holiday motto? In recent years there has been a big trend to pick a “word of the year” to inspire and motivate you. On Happier with Gretchen Rubin (my favorite podcast!), they discussed creating a “holiday motto” Borrowing from holiday hymns, songs and themes, she and her sister/cohost Elizabeth suggested ideas like: •… Read More What’s Your Holiday Motto?
I have been a Charlotte Mason mom for our entire homeschooling career. These podcasts for Charlotte Mason moms have helped me so much! While like all moms I make my tweaks, I really can’t say enough good things about the approach. (If you have no idea what I am talking about, start here!). That said,… Read More Best Podcasts for the Charlotte Mason Mom