Living Books and Charlotte Mason

Living Books and Charlotte Mason Homeschooling Finds Brought to you by The Old Schoolhouse® woman and child sitting on couch reading

Do you want to bring the subjects your children are studying to life? Then you should look into living books! These are books described by Charlotte Mason as “the fit and beautiful expression of inspiring ideas and pictures of life,” and they are well loved by homeschool families who follow the Charlotte Mason method.  So … Read more

My Father’s World Preschool to 9th Grade Complete Package Reviews

This article is in collaboration with My Father’s World. Select members of the Crew have been using selections of My Father’s World curriculum with their families. My Father’s Word is a curriculum company dedicated to designing excellent homeschool curriculum that is easy to use.  Combining the best of Charlotte Mason ideology, classical education, and unit … Read more

A Charlotte Mason Education

Once you begin your homeschool journey it won’t be long until you start hearing the question: What philosophy do you follow in your homeschool? Then pretty soon you will begin to hear the phrase, A Charlotte Mason Education. But just what is a Charlotte Mason Education? The first I ever heard about this woman was … Read more

Amish Fiction for ages 8-12! (Life with Lily and A New Home for Lily Book Reviews)

An Amish girl named Lily Lapp has been visiting Schoolhouse Crew families the last few weeks. She’s the star of a new series from Suzanne Woods Fisher, Mary Ann Kinsinger and Baker Publishing Group, The Adventures of Lily Lapp. Lily’s books are for ages 8 to 12, and while they’re recommended by the publisher for girls, … Read more

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