For a girl from Nebraska not accustomed to spanning wide bodies of water on a suspension bridge, crossing the Golden Gate Bridge a few years ago was, to say the least, thrilling. In Nebraska most of our water ways are crossed by a mere heave-ho and a jump. Before this ride across the Golden Gate, my only encounter with this bridge was through pictures. Frankly it never did look to me like the … Continue reading Ties That Bind
As we close one year and open a new one, I think back over some of the events of 2017 – things we did, things we learned, how we approach this brand new baby year. I found one important meditation from this past summer. May it bless you. We woke to a beautiful morning on August 21 packed a picnic lunch, our solar glasses and … Continue reading The Realistic Purist
I’ve noticed the term purist surfacing frequently in the Charlotte Mason educational world. And it has me wondering- Am I a Charlotte Mason purist? What does the home learning life of a Charlotte Mason purist look like? My mind wanders back over ten years of homeschooling my four children. I, who knew absolutely nothing of a Living Education from my childhood, have been able to … Continue reading Could This Be The Story of a Charlotte Mason Purist?