Category Archives: Charlotte Mason

A cute story from a lady at our library

We watched this movie last year and liked it (it does have language, but our TVG catches it), so we checked it out again for Christmas this year. When we were checking the movie out, the librarian told us that “A Christmas Story” was her husband’s favorite movie, so last year for Christmas she bought […]

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Two different, but marvelous, books.

1) The Twenty Four Days Before Christmas by Madeleine L’Engle – a beautiful, but simple, read aloud story about a family celebrating Christmas together. We try to read a small bit to the Little People each night…although those of us who read on our own generally devour it all in an evening. 2) Seeing Salvation […]

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We subscribe to FEE’s In Brief, an email newsletter from the Foundation for Economic Education. (Subscription information is here). Economics is a study that doesn’t often get the attention it deserves in education, which is unfortunate. People think it’s a useless study, unless you’re actually an economist. It’s true that you can make money and […]

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The Science of Relations

Education, said Miss Mason, is the science of relations. I understand that by this she meant that education is about making connections, drawing lines of relationship between various facts and ideas. The more you know, the more connections you can make. The more connections you can make, the better educated you are. Several years ago […]

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Strong-willed Children, Weak Willed Adults

I think many of us have heard that the strong-willed child is actually better off than the ‘compliant’ child because the strong willed child who can defy his parents as a youngster will also be able to defy his peers and his culture when they are enticing him to do drugs, commit immoral acts, and […]

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