Archive | 2008

Planning Bash at the CM Blog Carnival

Be sure to check out the biggest CM Blog Carnival yet! Cindy is hosting the Back to School Planning Bash over at On Our Journey Westward. She has posted more than forty entries from CMers, sharing ideas for Daily Schedules and Curriculum Choices, Schoolroom and Other Organizing Ideas, and Plans for Particular Subjects. Enjoy!

SCM at the NICHE Conference

We are in Iowa this week getting ready for the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators’ conference Friday and Saturday, June 6 and 7, in Des Moines. You can find the details on the NICHE site. Sonya will present a habits workshop, Smooth and Easy Days, based on our book Laying Down the Rails on […]

SCM at the GHEA Conference

We just wanted to drop you all a quick note to let you know that SCM will be at the Georgia Home Education Association conference this weekend, May 2 and 3, near Atlanta. You can find registration details at GHEA’s site. Sonya will present a habits workshop, Smooth and Easy Days, based on our book […]

Help Protect Homeschooling

I received this note today from a fellow CMer in California: California is in a fight to save homeschooling. Basic parental rights of how to raise our kids are at stake. If California succeeds in making homeschooling illegal, other states may follow suit. If you wouldn’t mind signing the petition to let the Supreme Court […]

Charlotte Mason blog carnival

We’re Hosting a CM Blog Carnival!

We’re excited to be hosting the next Charlotte Mason Blog Carnival on February 19! (A blog carnival is an event where bloggers all write posts about a topic, which are collected and linked to on the hosting blog.) Since this is a time of year when all of us could use some encouragement, we’ve decided […]

A Year of Masterly Inactivity

We hope you have enjoyed the past few weeks as we focused on Masterly Inactivity. The articles we shared with you are taken from our new 2008 personal calendar journal, A Year of Masterly Inactivity with Charlotte Mason. Several more articles are included in the calendar, along with more than fifty Charlotte Mason quotes on […]


“What do you try to control instead of allowing God to control?” the small-group leader posed the question. He gave an example, then someone else mentioned an area that hit home. “I try to control everything for my children,” she said. “My natural instinct is to protect them, but I tend to micromanage. For instance, […]

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