August 17, 2018

The Lessons of an Only Child by Antonella Greco

As I sit on the beach of a nearby lake on a sunny summer’s day, I watch my nine-year-old daughter wandering the shore and stopping to […]
August 11, 2018

Look Where You Want to Go by Colleen Klatt

No more second guessing – I’m keeping my eyes on the path. Mountain bike racing was my thing in my teen years. I loved navigating gnarly […]
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 […]
March 23, 2018

A Truth That Anchors by Joy Shannon

We should allow no separation to grow up between the intellectual and ‘spiritual’ life of children; but should teach them that the divine Spirit has constant […]
February 10, 2018

The Anna Karenina Principle: Laws of a Happy Dinner Table by Anna Migeon

“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” — Leo Tolstoy, opening lines of Anna Karenina Tolstoy’s “Anna Karenina Principle” […]
January 13, 2018

Of Meltdowns and Mysteries by Colleen Klatt

One morning recently, in a desperate attempt for survival, I had a timeout. The day started off as usual but, during a reading lesson, my seven […]
December 19, 2017

A New Thing: A Charlotte Mason Homeschool Tutorial by Jeannette Tulis

Last year about this time I met a young woman at our monthly local CM book study. She shared her dream of starting a Charlotte Mason […]
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 […]
April 15, 2017

A Hard Stop – Reflections & Grace by Joy Shannon

I have been on this Charlotte Mason journey a while now. I enjoy the planning that comes with each year and have embraced the natural times […]