Homeschooling With "A Charlotte Mason Companion"

Jenny/ May 20, 2019/ Thrifty Homeschool Mama Tips & Tricks

  After I read Karen Andreola for the first time this winter and fell absolutely in love with her writing in  “Mother Culture” I just had to buy ” A Charlotte Mason Companion”. I had begun to read some of Charlotte Mason’s original writings on my table but the are a little difficult to get really into for me. I’m still plugging along with

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Jenny/ May 17, 2019/ Thrifty Homeschool Mama Tips & Tricks

  What’s your focus on?  This is an area I struggle so much with, honestly.  There are so many things that are required in my day as a stay-at-home, homeschooling mom that many times I lose sight of my main goal.  What is that? you might ask…  In a nutshell, here is my goal:  to point my children to Christ. 

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My Top Curriculum Choices

Jenny/ April 27, 2019/ Thrifty Homeschool Mama Tips & Tricks

Its that time of year again and many of us are shopping for our new curriculum for the next school year.  I’ve put together a list of my favorite ones from our homeschool!  I hope this helps someone 🙂   Books on homeschooling: “Mother Culture” “A Charlotte Mason Companion” “Wholehearted Learning”   Bible & Character Building: “Character Trails”   Reading:

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What the Charlotte Mason method looks like in our homeschool

Jenny/ April 19, 2019/ Thrifty Homeschool Mama Tips & Tricks

  I’ve always been a fan of the Charlotte Mason method since I first learned about it.  As a new homeschooling mama it just appealed to me to teach using living books and encouraging lots of outdoor activity in my children.  However, I’ve struggled sometimes with the day-to-day implementation of this philosophy.  After reading books by Karen Andrealo, though its

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"Learn Our History"

Jenny/ March 8, 2019/ Thrifty Homeschool Mama Tips & Tricks

 disclaimer:  I am an affiliate for this company because I LOVE what they stand for and the products they produce 🙂   Do you love history?  I do! In fact, its my absolute favorite subject.  I love reading about all the interesting things that happened in our past 🙂  In school, however, the textbooks were SO dry that they bored

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