How to Have a Nature Walk in Autumn (and no, it’s not too cold to do that here in Texas!)

Reading Time: 3 minutes This sounds like one of those super obvious posts, right? HOW to have a nature walk in Autumn.  You just walk around, right? Seriously. 🙂 Nope, I’m not about to share some amazing, profound idea with you.   And, yes, I do believe that you already know HOW to have a nature walk.  In Autumn. Or whenever. … Read more

Why a Traditional Homeschooler Switched to Charlotte Mason Methods

Why A Traditional Homeschooler Switched to Charlotte Mason Methods | Kristy's Cottage blog

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today, I’d like to chat about traditional homeschooling versus Charlotte Mason homeschooling…  And, more specifically, why a traditional homeschooler (that would be me) switched to Charlotte Mason Methods of home education. A little background:  I’m a second generation homeschooler, and my mom was an eclectic albeit traditional home educator. If you’re not familiar with these terms … Read more

Homeschooling Q&A: How Has MFW Worked for Your Family?

Homeschooling Q&A: How Has MFW Worked for Your Family? | Kristy's Cottage blog

Reading Time: 4 minutes Since I’m tackling a few Homeschooling Q&A’s this week at the blog, I thought I’d respond to a comment a reader recently left on this post: 7 Reasons I Switched to My Father’s World Curriculum .   Alicia, a mother of five young children, asked some really great questions:   I have almost decided to make the … Read more

3 Ways We Use Charlotte Mason Methods for Language Arts

Reading Time: 4 minutes My curriculum switch to My Father’s World last year pretty much brought an end to “traditional” (text-book based) education in our house.    I grew up with “traditional” homeschooling and loved it! However, our family hit a snag with our  curriculum about eighteen months ago, and I began researching other styles of education. Charlotte Mason methods appealed … Read more

Homeschooling Day by Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve ever wished for a homeschooling manual- or better yet, a mentor- I think you’ll love Homeschooling Day by Day!    Buy the ebook for just $4.99  Get it for the Kindle on Amazon. This ebook is the collaborate work of eleven mothers who, like you, are in the trenches raising and educating their children … Read more

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