Our Favorite History Curriculum (What we used from Grades 1-12)

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I hated history when I was in public school. It was so.very.boring. My teachers were dry and monotone and it was full of memorizing dates. I didn’t learn a thing. Perhaps you can relate?When I started homeschooling I found out that I actually REALLY enjoyed history. I learned it from scratch right beside my children. […]

FREE Art+Language Arts activity in April

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Your kids will be rattling off hilarious captions and commentary once they see these fun woodcut portraits of French writers by artist Felix Vallotton. This PDF collection includes 20 different French writer portraits, plus several pages of speech and thought bubbles, tweet and text graphics, caption frames, and more! Plus, you’ll get a bunch of […]

The Good & The Beautiful Language Arts and Literature + History Curriculum Giveaway {TIME SENSITIVE Ends 3/7/2018}

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The Good and the Beautiful provides a Charlotte Mason approach for home educators. Hop on over to Talking Mom2Mom to read two different homeschool mom’s personal reviews for the Good and the Beautiful’s History Curriculum and Language Arts & Literature. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway! Click here to enter! Four winners will be chosen. […]

FREE Charlotte Mason Lesson Plans

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Dollie Freeman, from The Charlotte Mason Way, is a veteran Charlotte Mason homeschooling mom with over 18 years experience with this method of education. She mentors other homeschooling moms in their homeschooling with resources for their family. Within the Charlotte Mason method, there are many things to cover in a week. It can be overwhelming […]

Winter Poetry Study and Ideas

Winter Poetry Study Ideas

It is winter time here! Even in Florida, we have seen record temperatures and some cities even saw snow flurries. It has been absolutely freezing this January and this is the perfect time to brew some tea, coffee or hot cocoa and curl up with some good winter poetry.We are Charlotte Mason homeschoolers and we […]

FREE Printable 31-Page Classics Book List Plan for a Charlotte Mason Style Homeschool!

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I have never known such homeschool joy as when I have employed the Charlotte Mason method of education. It makes sense and is a gentle way of homeschooling our children. My children love it, too! If you’re considering making the switch from another homeschool method, here is a free, printable to help you plan your […]

Homeschool Basics: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style

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Homeschool Basics: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style – Free for 3 Days This 43-page ebook is an excerpt from the book Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn. The ebook lays out a suggested course of study and guidelines for teaching children below age ten. You can […]

Literature-Based, Hands-On Middle Ages Unit Study

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Did you know there’s a way to study the Middle Ages without being bored to tears? You can do it by using this Middle Ages Unit Study! It’s literature-based and hands-on which means it’s not dry learning from a humongous textbook. (This is a Charlotte Mason style of homeschooling, so if this interests you, please […]

How to Incorporate Living Books into Your Homeschool

How to Incorporate Living Books into Your Homeschool

A living book is a book that fully engages a reader and draws him or her into the subject matter in a real and tangible way.If you are familiar with the Charlotte Mason style of homeschooling you will know that Charlotte Mason herself recommends that children read Living Books. Living Books are written by one […]