Laura Pitney joins Sonya to talk about how we can nourish our children's hearts during the holidays.
Richele joins Sonya to share how older students can expand on picture study to go deeper into art appreciation.
It's something we homeschoolers think about especially around the holidays: How are we going to explain Charlotte Mason to our relatives?
Karen Smith joins Sonya to talk about her favorite tools for nature study.
Here are some tips for using the wonderful Charlotte Mason method of narration when you have multiple children.
The transition from oral to written narration can be tricky to navigate. Here are some tips for how to start written narration, when to do it, and how to smooth the way.
Narration is more than just telling back what you heard! Here are four types of narration and how this brilliant method grows with your child.
One of the keys to success with Charlotte Mason narration is how much you're reading beforehand.
Here's how to set your child up for success when you ask for a narration after a homeschool lesson.
Why should we do narration instead of traditional assessment methods like fill-in-the-blank or multiple choice? Here are three reasons why narration is a better way.
Richele Baburina guides you through teaching multiplication tables in a Charlotte Mason math lesson.
With Charlotte Mason methods, even high school students can be finished each day in just four hours! But is that enough time to earn required high school credit?
Ever wonder why Charlotte Mason lessons are short? Here's a look at six ways short lessons benefit your student.
We often get asked, "Why should we study insects and bugs? Karen Smith joins Sonya to explain what you're missing when you skip over this fascinating part of God's creation.
Here's what you can do to set yourself up for a great homeschool year.
Richele joins Sonya to talk about how mental math helps your child form good habits and review math concepts — but without the drudgery of drill worksheets!
How would your homeschool be different if your child put forth best effort for everything? Here are three ways you can work to instill this good habit.
A habit of truthfulness is important to instill in your child from a young age. Here are three ways you can work on this important habit.
The habit of obedience is a foundational good habit that every child needs. Here are five ways you can work on it in your home.
The habit of attention can change your homeschool! Here are three ways to work on this foundational habit.
Good habits are a big part of a Charlotte Mason homeschool. Here's how you can intentionally include good habits in your schedule.
When you have homeschool co-op once a week, how can you schedule a Charlotte Mason education to make sure you're still getting everything done?
Richele Baburina, mother of a dyslexic learner, joins Sonya to discuss how the Charlotte Mason approach works wonderfully for a student who learns in a unique way.
Here's how high school looks the Charlotte Mason way, and how it sets your student up for success in adult life.
Here's how the Charlotte Mason approach to homeschooling effectively bridges the gap between elementary school and high school, setting your student up for success all along the way.
The Charlotte Mason Method of homeschooling gives elementary children plenty of opportunities to grow and explore as they learn about a wide variety of subjects.
Charlotte Mason homeschooling is incredibly effective for a preschool child. Here's an overview of what to focus on and what to expect as you homeschool your preschooler the Charlotte Mason way.
In a Charlotte Mason math lesson, the parent is like a guide who helps the child along. Richele joins Sonya to explain how you can guide your child to a firm understanding of math.
If you're already doing family devotions, why should you also add Bible lessons to your schedule? Sonya shares some great reasons to give your children both.
Four ways to know you've had a good homeschool year as you evaluate the end of a school year and look forward to the next.
Enrichment subjects are a wonderful way to add beauty to your homeschool day. Here are eight reasons you shouldn't skip them.
Are you doing enough nature study? You might already be doing more than you think.
Can't get outside because of the weather? Not much nature around you? Here are 20 ways you can bring the nature indoors.
Nature is beautiful, but sometimes it can be dangerous. How can you protect yourself? Karen Smith provides reassurance and some strategies for staying safe.
Do you have a child who loves to run and shout? How can you teach that child to respect others and not scare away the nature when you're outside?
Does a blank nature journal intimidate you? Do you wonder when you should have your child record his findings? Karen and Sonya answer your questions nature journals.
Find out what the difference is between science lessons and nature study, and how to balance the two in a Charlotte Mason homeschool.
The preschool and Kindergarten years are a perfect time to cultivate a child's natural love for God's creation outdoors!
Here's how you can get started with Charlotte Mason nature study without overwhelming yourself or your children.
What's the best way to encourage your child's interest in nature study? Sonya and Karen share some ideas to help you.
Learn how a Charlotte Mason approach to math breathes life into lessons and keeps things interesting.
Here's what we can learn from Charlotte Mason's class schedules to help us create our own homeschool plans.
Sonya is joined by Sarah from Read-Aloud Revival to talk about how you can spot a great picture book to read to your little ones.
Sarah Mackenzie of Read-Aloud Revival joins Sonya to discuss tweaking narration when your child has special needs or special challenges.
You'll be surprised at just how many good habits you can form in your child with a well-taught math lesson!
What should you do if your child wants to read twaddle? Sonya and Laura share some ideas for steering your child toward the good stuff.
The story of Charlotte Mason, how she revolutionized education, and how her legacy impacts homeschooling today.
Join Sonya and Karen for a conversation about how you can prepare children for adult life through chores, and what chores are appropriate for which ages.
Charlotte Mason believed in the potential of every human person. And she summed up that belief in eight words.
Five books that will help you grow in your role as a Charlotte Mason homeschool parent.