November 26, 2017

Wait for Light by Julie Stuber

“The thoughts of God are broader than the measures of man’s mind And the heart of the Eternal is most wonderfully kind,’ and all other knowledge […]
November 13, 2017

Weeping for the Children by Dr. Donna Johnson

Last week I encountered a young woman weeping in – of all places – the entry area of the girls’ bathroom our university education department shares […]
July 2, 2017

Charlotte Mason: A Liberal Education for All – not an Elitist Education by Scott Cottrill

About a year ago, a discussion was opened on the comparison of Charlotte Mason’s educational method and philosophy with that of Classical Education. During the ensuing […]
December 31, 2016

Misspeaking—A Symptom of A Greater Problem? By Carroll Smith

Happy New Year 2014 from The Charlotte Mason Institute In recent weeks there were a number of “misspeaks” in the news and social media. One was […]
August 27, 2016

Part II: Norms, Nobility, And A New Departure by Art Middlekauf

This blog post is a continuation from the previous post by Art Middlekauff. 2. The purpose of education Hicks (1981/1999) explains that in classical education, “. […]
August 27, 2016

Part I: Norms, Nobility, And A New Departure by Art Middlekauf

Please note that Part I and Part II of this blog have been posted. Author’s note: I am a homeschooling father who has experienced a genuine […]
May 29, 2016

The Way of Love by Therese Racklyeft

It is a joy and privilege to teach the children of Detroit. One only has to turn on a news program or pick up a newspaper […]
February 21, 2016

Measured and Found Wanting by Evelyn Hoey

We live in an information age – an age in which we want to (and, in most cases, can) obtain information in the easiest and most […]
January 31, 2016

Having It Both Ways: How Conquering Discipline and Atmosphere Cures Picky Eating by Anna Migeon

Charlotte Mason’s philosophy of rearing a child can be summarized in one directive: “feed my lambs,” which she defines as “pasturing,” or “placing them in the […]


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