If you’ve been reading here long, you know that our classical-style homeschool is modeled closely after the beautiful, natural Charlotte Mason Philosophy and Method of Education. Yet, if you were like me a few short years ago, just beginning your homeschool journey, you may be wondering who IS this Charlotte Mason lady, and what do her methods look like exactly?   Where to Begin? This topic is vast, and I could write much about how our home life and home education… Read more »

Aren’t two sparrows sold for a penny?  Yet not one of them falls to the ground apart from your Father’s will.  Even all the hairs on your head are numbered.  So do not be afraid; you are more valuable than many sparrows. Matt. 10:29-31 Here with our eyes we read plainly that we ought not be afraid since our Lord’s tender care of even the tiniest and most insignificant creatures is evidence of His ability to care for our needs, yet, how… Read more »

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{A warm welcome to readers switching over from our old site, The Crafty Homeschool Mama!} I’ve been wanting to create a running chapter book list for some time, and this week, as school came to a close, I finally got around to doing it. Like most of you, here in our home, we read aloud daily.  On an ideal day, we read first around the breakfast table, then again during formal school time, then again at teatime, and lastly, at… Read more »