Category Books & Resources

Post about books and other resources to help in your Charlotte Mason method homeschool. Also information about our own SCM books.

Mother Culture book

An Interview with Karen Andreola

About twenty-five years ago, when I started homeschooling, I didn’t have the Internet. (I’ll pause here for a minute to let that sink in.) . . . I heard about Charlotte Mason at a state homeschool conference and immediately went…

How to Find Charlotte Mason Living Books

5 Ways to Find Living Books

I can’t state this better than Charlotte Mason already did— “Children must have books, living books; the best are not too good for them; anything less than the best is not good enough” (Parents and Children, p. 279). Living books…

Using Language Well Book 3

Using Language Well, Book 3, Is Here!

Using Language Well, Book 3, focuses the spotlight on analyzing sentences. We recommend it for grades 7 and 8, and it is available now! Learning how to analyze sentences is an important skill for your student to have in order…

Charlotte Mason Narration Prompts Notecards

New Narration Notecards Are Here!

Narration is such a powerful tool when done correctly. The foundational way is simply to retell what you read or heard in your own words. If you’re just getting started with narration, you may need to start with reading only…

Charlotte Mason Method Nature Study Projects

5 Great Nature Projects (plus a few more)

During the past few weeks we have been sharing that there is more to nature study than just spending time outside. The well-rounded science education that Charlotte Mason described for her students included outdoor field work, living science books, natural…

Charlotte Mason Nature Study Living Science Books

Nature Study, Plus Living Books

I hope you have been enjoying our series on nature study. We have talked about why Charlotte Mason included nature study in the curriculum line-up, when we should do nature study, the big picture of what it looks like, and…

Charlotte Mason Method Nature Study Notebook

The Secret of the Nature Notebook

“Where do I find a nature notebook?” “What does it look like?” “How do we go about creating a nature notebook? Is there a template somewhere?” Questions like these cross my desk regularly. So let’s reveal the secret of the…