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My Charlotte Mason Elevator Speech

The other day someone, on learning that we homeschool, asked what curriculum we use. (Because, after “But what about socialisation?” questions about curriculum are the most frequently asked.) I started to ramble on about Charlotte Mason and living books and how it’s all about God and everything pointing toward God, but I could see when …

Pre-reading: How And Why I Do It

A literature-based curriculum sounds amazing to a bookworm like me, but a literature-based curriculum also means doing a lot of pre-reading. And does a mom of three really have that much free time? Surprisingly, yes. This post contains affiliate links. One of the things that drew me to Charlotte Mason and Ambleside Online was the …

{Real Life Homeschooling Behind The Scenes} Meet Mariel From Charlotte Mason In Santa Monica

Welcome to the fourth of my series in which we meet real-life homeschoolers who give us a glimpse into their families and school lives. I’ve had this series on my heart for a while, and the more I find myself telling people that we’ve started homeschooling, that I’m not a super-patient person, and that I’m …