“EDUCATION IS AN ATMOSPHERE, A DISCIPLINE, A LIFE.”

–Charlotte Mason

The Slow Start

By Mrs. PI have never in my 12 years or so of home schooling done a “soft start” or “orientation” week, I generally throw myself and my darling children to the wolves from the start!  Inevitably by week 6 we are burnt out, to say the...

Field Trips-CM Approved

In keeping with the simplicity of a Charlotte-Mason inspired homeschool fellowship, we will endeavor to filter any offered field trips or activities through a CM lens, so to speak. We recognize that there are unending field trip options for homeschoolers, however, it...

Recitation Days

The intention of our quarterly Recitation Days is to provide our children with the opportunity to present quality material that they have committed to memory. In the early years a student of Charlotte Mason would memorize passages of literature, poetry, scripture, and...

Know Thyself

By Mrs. P I asked my darling husband to give me a day without children to plan for next year,  and he very graciously obliged. He took 3 of the girls for an entire day so that I could sit down and hash it out with excel and curriculum! At 1pm Fri afternoon I sat down...

The Thirteen Year Plan

At first glance, a Charlotte Mason education might seem a bit unstructured. It might seem a bit “light” or “non-academic.” This is why a Charlotte Mason education needs more than a casual look, it requires a digging-in kind of study to really...

Fine Art Fridays

By Mrs. P Lets talk about Fine Art Friday’s (FAF). When I first began reading about CM, this particular part of her philosophy struck me. Not because I am an expert, but because I know almost nothing about Great Artists or composers. So true to form for myself I...

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