Learning | Growing | Maturing

Educating the Well-Attached Child

When you fail to plan…

Here is a quick overview of how I do my yearly planning. Review the overall goals that you set for your family and home education. Determine subjects for each child …

A Liberal Curriculum

One of our goals in homeschooling was to be able to offer a liberal curriculum which allowed for our children to dive deep in areas they wanted to, but also …

The Importance of Play

This study about creativity in Iceland supports both Charlotte Mason’s and Dr. Neufeld’s emphasis on play and handicraft. “Over the past two decades, the dominant curriculum [in Iceland] has been …

Just As They Are

Our primary job as a parent is to love our children completely unconditionally JUST AS THEY ARE. It is only when they find rest in the warmth of this acceptance, that …

Self-Learning

You may bring your horse to the water but you can’t make him drink; and you may present ideas of the fittest to the mind of the child; but you …

Stonechats: A Live Q and A

We did a live Question and Answer over at Stonechats, the podcast of the Wildwood Curriculum. I am co-creator of Wildwood, an inclusive, developmentally-based curriculum based on the work of …