Book Review: Parents and Children by Charlotte Mason
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Book Review: Parents and Children by Charlotte Mason

Parents and Children by Charlotte M. Mason My rating: 5 of 5 stars Not a once and done book. So many counter-cultural ways at looking at parenting, childhood, and virtue. Definitely one to reread many times, wish I’d read it earlier and oftener. Maybe even before children. View all my reviews

Our Weekly Amble for January 8-12, 2018
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Our Weekly Amble for January 8-12, 2018

It was our first week of a new year!  Our first day we traditionally get something sweet for breakfast, but the weather was such that I didn’t want to go out, so Cinnamon Rolls and scrambled eggs it was: I realized this morning that we didn’t do our traditional self-portraits or interview pages. I’ll need…

Our Weekly Amble for March 13-17, 2017
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Our Weekly Amble for March 13-17, 2017

It was an odd week. We only did Whatchamacallit one time this week. On Monday, R-girl had an Orthodontist appointment (no more turning the key in her expander!) So, we did our the core subjects – Math, Reading, Penmanship, Latin, Reading – pretty consistently but Whatchamacallit went a little by the wayside. That frustrates me,…

Our Weekly Amble for January 16-20, 2017
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Our Weekly Amble for January 16-20, 2017

We had a pretty good week.  Things weren’t as smooth as they were our first week – but frankly they never are.  The first week, even though restarting routine has it’s challenges, they’re challenges everyone kind of wants to face. They’re starting back. They’re ready for days to be predictable again.  The second week, it…

Hobbies and the Homeschool Mom
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Hobbies and the Homeschool Mom

I’ve been writing a series for PamBarnhill.com about Hobbies and the Homeschool Mom.  When I told Jason about it, he asked, “What’s your hobby?” And, frankly I don’t really have one. I’m a dilletante.  I dabble.  Occasionally. A look at the variety of boards I have on Pinterest will show that clearly. I decorate three…

Our Weekly Amble for January 9-13, 2017
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Our Weekly Amble for January 9-13, 2017

It was our first week back! [phew] We had a very productive week.  A few struggles here and there, but when people are together all the time, you have to think they’ll rub each other wrongly from time to time. You just hope they don’t do so on purpose. Which, sadly, they do. So we…