I enjoy the annual Christmas tree trimming at our house. (Well, aside from climbing up into the attic and hauling down all the boxes.) We put on some Christmas music, light a cinnamon-scented candle, assemble the faithful old artificial tree, and start unpacking the boxes. We have several boxes full of ornaments that we have […]
Well, we’ve taken down the Thanksgiving decorations and put up the Christmas ones. And along with the Christmas decorations come the Christmas resources that we’ve used in previous years. Want a quick peek? (more…)
“When all Thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I’m lost, In wonder, love and praise” —Joseph Addison Charlotte Mason took time for her soul to survey God’s mercies, and here is what she found to be thankful for. How good is life, how joyous it is to go […]
Are you having a happy Christmas, or is that not the word you would choose to describe your attitude this year? It seems that these days it’s getting easier to focus on the problems and stress factors of the Christmas season than to choose to cultivate a truly happy spirit. (more…)
We, here at SCM, are thankful to God for you, our fellow CMers who encourage us as we walk this journey alongside you; our children and yours, whose faces confirm that learning can be enjoyable; snow up north in Illinois and rain here in drought-ridden Georgia; His provision and faithfulness to our families and yours. […]
As I’ve been studying Charlotte’s writings these past few months (especially her thoughts on habits — but more about that later), I was delighted to find some specific advice she gave about the Christmas holidays. (more…)
Merry Christmas from all of us at Simply Charlotte Mason! May this season be filled with joy, peace, and lots of great books!