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Meaning in the Mundane

Daily Life Overflows With Daily Life

"Pleasant ways and kindly words and simple duty-doing, in these things of every day life Christ is manifested." Charlotte Mason, Scale How Mediations

I want to do great things! I want to change the world! I want to put a dent in the universe! Meaning is one of the many reasons that a lot of us chose to homeschool. Homeschooling is hard but it’s important.

Oct 01, 2018 Continue Reading

Kids Are People Too

Just Like Me And You

Have you ever demeaned children in your mind? You might think,

"They're just kids, they don't care if

.... their toys are broken.

.... their food is cold.

.... their gifts are trinkets and twaddle.

....I forget what I promised them."

And sometimes children don't seem to care. They don't want their hair combed or their clothes to match. They just want candy and Sponge Bob.

Often they don't know what’s good for them. But they do know when we treat them as less than a person. And they know something’s not right about that even if they can’t articulate it.

Sep 17, 2018 Continue Reading

Accidental Education

Robinson Crusoe Meets The Myth Busters

"Our brains are sustained upon ideas just like our bodies are sustained by food," said Charlotte Mason. She talked about how ideas strike you just as if they are truly a living, active being.  I have seen this in my children.

Sep 03, 2018 Continue Reading

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