Charlotte Mason for REAL Moms: Who Has Time for Handicrafts?

Don’t have time for crafting? It’s been a real struggle for me, but well worth the effort when I made it. Children should be working with their hands to create useful and beautiful things–this is what Charlotte Mason believed, and it lines up well with the Bible, research, … Read More…

Loads of Charlotte Mason Videos

Where has the time gone? I’ve been having so much fun over at my YouTube channel that I’ve spaced writing on my blog altogether–so sorry! Anyways, in case you are a great fan of Charlotte Mason, or just barely ready to dip your toes in, these videos are … Read More…

Charlotte Mason for REAL Moms: The Basics

The best way to simplify a complicated subject is to make an outline. The same is true when dealing with something as complicated as The Charlotte Mason Method. So, in this video we will be discussing the basics in a list format (with some side-stepping for explanation and … Read More…

Charlotte Mason for REAL Moms: What Education Is and Isn’t

What is education, anyways? Aren’t schools the place to find out? Unfortunately, no. Due to many, many things they are probably the worst places to discover what true learning is. This is the way I see it; if I wanted to know all about housecleaning, I wouldn’t ask … Read More…

Charlotte Mason for Real Moms Video series Introduction

Charlotte Mason was an amazing educator who has given the modern homeschooling movement balance and direction. The hinge pin of her methods was simplicity, but putting her ideas into practice at home is anything but simple. That’s what I’ve found, anyway. I started out with only glimpses via … Read More…

The Lesson Book: Easiest Way to Charlotte Mason Style Homeschooling

I’ve got something so amazing to share with you today that I almost cannot contain myself! It’s something that has been in the works or a long, long time; something that could revolutionize the way you do Charlotte Mason Homeschooling. It’s what we have named “The Lesson Book.” … Read More…

Charlotte Mason for Real Moms

The Charlotte Mason method is truly an amazing way to homeschool, but its genius is clouded by too much information. If you are like me, you don’t have the time nor the inclination to swim through a sea of impressions. You need a summary, and then you need … Read More…

Homeschooling with Little Children

In this blog post we will discuss homeschooling with little children. The first part will be about books and curriculum, the second will be about putting a program together. What a privilege it is to homeschool little children. Their enthusiasm and zest are contagious, something we need so … Read More…

Tour Our Homeschool Book Stash for Teens

This post includes a video of part of our homeschool book stash for teens along with a detailed list of the titles showcased. A lot of you have asked me just what to do with teens. I totally understand that question! I mean, if you have kids who … Read More…

Homeschool With Peace

All of us wish we could homeschool with peace. However, I know (personally) that we moms struggle to find tranquility within our homes. Besides battling with dyslexia and dyscalculia, we have to fend off surly replies, sighs, whining, and worse. Youngsters at home are comfortable, so they don’t … Read More…