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Sonya Shafer speaking at a Charlotte Mason homeschool conference

Keep Learning

One of the things I love about the Charlotte Mason Method is that I get to keep learning—as an adult! Just this past year I’ve been challenged by Joseph Haydn’s daily creativity, encouraged by Oliver Wendell Holmes’s contentment at home, and stirred by Jan Vermeer’s attention to quality and detail. (more…)

Encouraging messages

Staying Encouraged

I have to smile when I recall three texts I received last week. The first message was from a dear friend who is providing CM-inspired Little House camps this summer. She sent me some sweet photos of the children copying the Charlotte Mason motto and displaying their handicrafts with big smiles. (more…)

Sonya Shafer speaking

Encouragement Conference

Encouragement. We all need it. Sometimes more than we know. When you’re first starting to learn about Charlotte Mason methods and everything is new, encouragement can assure your heart and give you confidence to keep moving in the right direction. “That’s right! You’re doing well! Keep going!” When you’ve been implementing Charlotte’s methods for a […]

Sonya Shafer speaking

New Charlotte Mason Homeschool Conference: Preschool through High School

We are delighted to present a brand new Charlotte Mason homeschool conference coming this summer: Preschool through High School the Charlotte Mason Way! This two-day event, hosted by River City Homeschool Adventures, will be held in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday and Saturday, August 2–3, 2013. You will enjoy getting to know other homeschoolers who love […]

Charlotte Mason Blog Carnival

Of Carnivals and Conventions

The new issue of the Charlotte Mason Blog Carnival is now online and we’re pleased to be the host this time! As we mentioned last time, a blog carnival is a collection of blog posts about a common topic gathered on one website. Sites take turns being the host to gather and feature the articles […]

Homeschool convention book shopping

Preparing for a Homeschool Convention

I well remember the first homeschool convention I attended. I was very excited to gain the insights and tips from the workshops I had selected from the brochure’s schedule. I was eager to listen to veteran homeschoolers, get some encouragement, and take lots of notes. But I was not prepared for the vendor hall. That […]

Sonya leading Charlotte Mason Method seminar

2008 SCM Event Photos

We enjoyed getting to travel and meet many of you during 2008! And thanks to my husband John, you can take a look back over the year with us. John hauled his trusty digital camera to several of our All-Day Charlotte Mason seminars and the CM Planning Retreat and captured some of the fun and […]

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 […]

CM Events

A lot of Charlotte Mason book discussions, teas, and support group meetings are starting up in full swing again. We would love to help you get the word out about your events and let other CMers in your area know where they can find you! (more…)

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