What is Charlotte Mason homeschooling anyway?! If you’ve wondered what is the goal of a Charlotte Mason education or what a Charlotte Mason style homeschool really means, check out this conversation with Amy Fischer! We discuss what it means to describe education as a atmosphere, discipline, and a life, Charlotte Mason homeschool curriculum…and also what […]
Abby Stone brings a grace-filled, joyful perspective to our Homeschool Conversation today! We discuss large-family logistics (how do we keep everyone fed, clothed, and educated?), Charlotte Mason homeschooling, finding local homeschool community, and the importance of keeping first things first. No matter what your homeschool philosophy, you’ll love her approach to learning. Listen in your
Charlotte Mason homeschoolers are probably already familiar with the term “Mother Culture.” But the principle of “let the mother go out to play” has value for all homeschooling moms! Laura McKinney Adams brings a special guest post and audioblog to us exploring this idea and giving practical examples of how to apply this principle in
Our family prefers to go textbook-free whenever possible, following rabbit trails related to topics we’re studying through beautiful memory work, good books, documentaries, music, and more. Learning is always more delightful when it’s designed to ignite curiosity, foster wonder, and encourage further exploration! That’s why I was so excited for the opportunity to check out
What a delight to have Elsie Iudicello on today’s podcast episode! Elsie is a homesteading, homemaking, homeschool mom of four pursuing a classical Charlotte Mason home education in Florida. You may also recognize her from her writings and participation in the Wild and Free homeschool community. We discuss the value of being connected to the
Y’all are going to absolutely love this Homeschool Conversations episode with the effervescent Kia Roy! We get a little giddy and a little excited, but what is more delightful than discussing the joys and challenges of homeschooling? I can’t wait to hear your biggest takeaways; leave them below in the comments! Who is Kia Roy?
Plutarch, anyone? If you’ve ever wondered why to study Plutarch, how to read Plutarch’s Lives (without getting confused or overwhelmed), and the value Plutarch has for a Charlotte Mason homeschool in particular, then you won’t want to miss this delightful conversation with Dawn Duran! Who is Dawn Duran? Dawn lives in Maryland with her husband,
The only thing better than being excited about books on your own is getting to chat with someone who is as excited about reading as you are. So it’s no wonder I loved this conversation with Betsy Farquhar! Betsy demystifies the process of reading and discussing literature with your homeschool high school students, and shares
As I look back on my own experience as a homeschooled high school student, the Kings Meadow Humanities Curriculum from StandFast emerges in my mind as perhaps the most foundational course of all. Through Dr. George Grant’s lectures I learned so much more than facts about history (though copious amounts of facts were indeed covered).
This conversation with Leah Boden (whom you likely recognize from Modern Miss Mason) was such a treat! Leah shared how she found Charlotte Mason while looking for a British influence in homeschooling, and how that discovery brought such joy to their home education journey. We chat about the joys and challenges of homeschooling, and she