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What Do We Do with Difficult Books?

The following is part of a quick response I sent to a mom who emailed me asking about allowing her children to read literature that has outdated language or ideas about race. It does not encompass all of my thoughts about these issues, but it gives a good start that I thought might be helpful… Continue reading What Do We Do with Difficult Books?

When Grades Show Virtue

All those times I wanted to quit. All those times I wondered if we were doing the right thing. All those times people around us were skeptical. For some reason, this moment feels like the completing of a circle. I don't know why, as we've never been big on external rewards for schoolwork. We've never… Continue reading When Grades Show Virtue

Guest Post: The Question Every Homeschool Family Must Answer

This is a guest post by Crystal Wagner, a featured speaker at the upcoming Stillwater Charlotte Mason Homeschool Retreat on January 10-11, 2020. For more information or to get registered, click on the "SCM Retreat" tab above. ***************** My husband and I spread a blanket on the grass, pulled out our boxed lunches, and prayed… Continue reading Guest Post: The Question Every Homeschool Family Must Answer