May 5, 2018

My Struggle to Trust Charlotte by Nancy Elliott

Anyone ever had a “CM wobble”?   I am referring to those times when her philosophy comes head-to-head with a traditional schooling paradigm or some other […]
April 27, 2018

The Story of Grains of Gold Co-op in Roanoke, VA by Polly Pauley

“The Soul is able to apprehend God; in that apprehension is life, liberty, fruition. Knowing God, the Soul lives in its proper element, full, free, and […]
April 25, 2018

Nature Study Immersion at CMI Eastern Conference 2018 by Marcia Mattern

I’m currently sitting in the wild woods behind our property.  Two little boys, one daughter and two dogs are discovering in the creek.  The weather has […]
April 20, 2018

A Reflection on the Development of Charlotte Mason’s Educational Ideas by Margaret Coombs

 With great interest, I have been reading Art Middlekauf’s ruminations on ‘What would Charlotte Mason Do?’ if she were alive today. The short answer is that […]
April 18, 2018

Teaching the Chronology of History by Emily Kiser

“Next in order to religious knowledge,” Charlotte Mason said, “history is the pivot upon which our curriculum turns.” (An Essay Towards a Philosophy of Education, p. […]
April 13, 2018

To Set Their Feet in a Large Room by Therese Racklyeft

  Perhaps the main part of a child’s education should be concerned with the great human relationships. Vol. 3, p. 234 . . . a subject […]
April 6, 2018

You Lost Me at Charlotte Mason by Brittney McGann

I consider myself to be a Charlotte Mason enthusiast, and most of my friends share my love for all things Mason. But lately I have realized […]
April 5, 2018

Multi-age Homeschool Immersion by Nancy Kelly

“Teaching is not a technique exercised by the skilled on behalf of the unskilled. It is a sharing of the effort to know, using all that […]
March 30, 2018

Musing on the Feast by Shannon Goods

I have noticed an interesting phenomenon over the last year or two–I am hungry! Charlotte Mason often compares education to a feast.  She instructs us to […]