Charlotte Mason Curriculum for 2nd Grade

Charlotte Mason Curriculum for 2nd Grade

As a classical educating homeschool mom of four, I have always appreciated the Charlotte Mason method, especially her focus on reading quality literature through living books and the emphasis on nature play for children.  While I certainly do not follow her method to...
Charlotte Mason Curriculum for Kindergarten

Charlotte Mason Curriculum for Kindergarten

If you’ve been homeschooling or even researching it, you have likely heard of Charlotte Mason by now.  She was a classical educator in the late 1800s and early 1900s who believed in educating “the whole person” and not merely a child’s mind. Her method consists...
Things to do with Kids when Stuck at Home

Things to do with Kids when Stuck at Home

For me, the social-distancing we are going through in some ways isn’t a huge change. My husband and I both already work full-time from home and we homeschool our kids. We do have a full calendar when it comes to social activities, but honestly sometimes...
Seattle Trip

Seattle Trip

Our family made the flight to the NW to visit family friends. Grant’s good friend from college was in the Seattle, WA with his family working as a traveling nurse. Our families get along great and have kids with similar ages, so we were really excited to see...
Classical Conversations: A Great Foundation for our Kids

Classical Conversations: A Great Foundation for our Kids

For awhile I thought there was no way I was going to be able to homeschool our kids. How could I possibly teach them everything they need to know to succeed in higher education and a future career? One of the keys to overcoming this was just taking it one step at a...