Charlotte Mason Homeschooling

Charlotte Mason A Morning Basket of Living Books

Ever wondered what a Morning Basket of Living Books is? Charlotte Mason advocated living books. They are books that are not dumbed down to as to be condescending to the child. Those types of books would be deemed as ‘twaddle’ by Charlotte Mason and have no place on the child’s bookshelf. For most of our …

Dicipleship for Parents Faith

When Fear Threatens to Overwhelm, Trust in the Lord

Are you living from a point of fear? Does fear threaten to overwhelm you more often than you would like? I am working my way through the ‘Pilgrim Psalms’ or ‘Psalms of Ascent’, these are Psalms 120 through to 134. Today I was reading Psalm 121 and as I allowed it to sink into my …

Nature Study

How To Get Started With Nature Study in Your Homeschool

I have been pondering on some of the many aspects of our homeschool learning that we have enjoyed over the years. Nature Study has always played quite an important part in our learning home and has been instrumental in leading my eldest daughter into her chosen career field. As many established readers will know she …