the basics of the charlotte mason homeschool philosophy
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the basics of the charlotte mason homeschool philosophy

I am, I can, I ought, I will. Charlotte Mason The above quote is directly taken from Charlotte Mason’s words. She suggested that kids do what they set their minds to. We used it as a daily affirmation in circle time for years. Before we officially took the kids out of school to home educate, … Continue reading

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second r: writing

Having read Susan Wise Bauer’s hefty volume, The Well Trained Mind (more than once), I have reaped many ideas for writing possibilities. I love her classically educated focus, everything from latin to sequential historical learning to logic. I defy someone to suggest she’s not got everything covered, except maybe home economics. Having said that, her … Continue reading

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what is an education anyway?

Forget every notion you have been told of what an education constitutes. What do you think an education is? Guess what? You are allowed to answer that question for your child. And if you question whether you have the intelligence to appropriately answer that question, don’t be in self-doubt…of course you do. This is your … Continue reading