January 12, 2022

Education as Atmosphere – a Conversation with Rebekah LeClaire

What did Charlotte Mason mean when she said that “education is an atmosphere, a discipline, and a life”? Dr. Carroll Smith, founder of CMI, sat down […]
December 15, 2021

The Eternal Child by Charlotte Mason

First published in the Parent’s Review (the journal edited by Mason) and later included in her volume titled Parents and Children, this popular article by Mason […]
June 7, 2021

Redefining “Feast” by Dr. Jennifer Spencer

October 19, 2019

Diapers or Bible Study: Do I Have to Choose, Part IV by Carroll Smith

There is so much to say about the topic of dualism.  I started it thinking that I could cover it in two or three blog posts.  […]
September 29, 2019

Diapers or Bible Study: Do I Have to Choose, Part III by Carroll Smith

In last week’s blog post I gave an example of dualism that was evident in my church when I was growing up.  In this blog post […]
September 23, 2019

Diapers or Bible Study: Do I Have to Choose?–Part II by Carroll Smith

Last week I started the blog post with an example of dualistic thought.  That is, the idea that life can be separated into categories with one […]
September 14, 2019

Diapers or Bible Study: Do I Have to Choose? by Carroll Smith

I love sitting in our sunroom.  It has glass windows on two sides.  I can see the birds eat from the clear plastic bird feeder we […]
August 4, 2018

“The World to Come” by Art Middlekauff

Charlotte Mason’s poem “The World to Come” was originally published in her second poetry volume entitled The Saviour of the World. Mason associated the poem with a […]
December 31, 2017

Connections: How Much Does He Care? by Sandra Zuidema

“The question is not,—how much does the youth know? when he has finished his education—but how much does he care? and about how many orders of […]


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