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Looking for Something to Read, Don’t Want Twaddle?I

I see this request or one like it from time to time, and then what follows is usually a debate on why a particularly recommendation is or is not twaddle, and then one on why it’s okay to read twaddle sometimes, and then we discuss junk food and how much is too much and just […]

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Reading Slowly

It’s hard to put a book down when a student is  loving it. It’s hard for most of us, as parents, to even begin to think of that as a  sensible procedure.  But it really, really does make a difference when children have time  to reflect on small portions of what they have read in […]

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Humanities and a Charlotte Mason Education

from In Memoriam: Quote: “It was in the autumn of 1915 that Miss Mason, to talk with whom as she lay on her couch on the verandah at “Scale How” was always a real treat, asked me to listen as she unfolded a scheme which she had very much at heart for bringing a new […]

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Nature Study, Science, and Charlotte Mason

Study finds that just looking at nature for even a few seconds can help you focus better and improve your thinking (they need studies for this stuff?)- although, most of the studies seem to involve looking at images of nature, rather than nature itself. At any rate, we know there were plenty of people there […]

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Five Little Peppers Copywork Printables

Links appear broken, but if you click on them they will show up full size:     Yeah, sorry about that one.  =) Click on the ‘broken’ images for the full sized version:   More copywork pages: From Five Little Peppers and How They Grew: Here– along with some tips and hints on how to […]

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