Recently, I sat down with someone I had not seen in nine years. This dear friend of mine has been a gift since we were small children. Whenever we are together, we pick back up like no time at all has passed us by. He agreed to record a podcast with me, and that conversation is here for you to enjoy. We're both hugely appreciative for the redemptive love of God - how it rescued us, set us free, and placed us both on the road of ministry. It gives me great pleasure to introduce you to John Tuohy, my nephew, my dear friend, my fellow Christ-follower.
Psalm 107:2 "Has the LORD redeemed you? Then speak out! Tell others He has redeemed you from your enemies." (NLT)
C.S. Lewis says in his book, Mere Christianity, “The command 'Be ye perfect' is not idealistic gas. Nor is it a command to do the impossible. He is going to make us into creatures that can obey that command. …If we let Him — for we can prevent Him, if we choose — He will make the feeblest and filthiest of us into a god or goddess, a dazzling, radiant, immortal creature, pulsating all through with such energy and joy and wisdom and love as we cannot now imagine, a bright stainless mirror which reflects back to God perfectly. His own boundless power and delight and goodness. The process will be long and in parts very painful; but that is what we are in for. Nothing less. He meant what He said.'
When God commands us to be perfect, He is not telling us to fake it, till we make it. He isn’t commanding us to be something on our own - He is offering to being us to a place of oneness with Him that we cannot accomplish on our own. A lot of us try to be perfect in the areas that it matters most in our lives. In this session, we are going to talk about how being a perfectionist adversely affects our ability to homeschool.
Relationship is a powerful force. In this workshop, we’re going to explore the connection between relationship and education.
Charlotte Mason said, "Education is the science of relation."
She also said…
"Education is a life; that life is sustained on ideas; ideas are of spiritual origin, and that we get them chiefly as we convey them to one another. The duty of parents is to sustain a child's inner life with ideas as they sustain his body with food."
"Every day, every hour, the parents are either passively or actively forming those habits in their children upon which, more than upon anything else, future character and conduct depend."
The art of narration or telling back doesn’t come naturally for many children.
It doesn’t come naturally for a lot of us moms, either! It doesn’t fit well with our instant gratification and convenience driven culture...especially if we were raised in a classroom where you listened to lectures, filled in blanks, and took tests.
But don’t give up! It truly is worth learning! The more you invest in something, the more rewarding it is!
In this podcast I answer questions about my history series and how to teach multiple ages and levels at one time. What makes a book a living history? How do I know what to do with each of my kids? What if I don't do enough? What if I do too much? How can I teach an auditory learner AND a visual learner at the same time?
In this podcast episode, I share 5 important lessons I have learned through 18 years of homeschooling! These are the 5 facts I wish I'd been told at the beginning.
So, you've decided you want to homeschool, but you don't know where to begin!
In this episode, we will chat about:
1. Learning the legal ins and outs
2. Setting up your homeschool - what do I need to buy? (if you’re starting at the beginning)
3. What if I’m not starting at the beginning - will my kids adjust?
4. Answering the qualification question - am I really qualified to teach my children?
5. What method should I use?
This is the first in a two podcast series that goes along with my blog series, Charlotte Mason for Today's Student.
The math series, Math Lessons for a Living Education, is a unique math curriculum that is built on the powerful natural learning model embraced by Charlotte Mason fans.
Join me for this episode that goes behind the making of this series. Learn how why these books have been so warmly embraced by all types of learners.
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Music provided by Matthew Carlson! Visit his Facebook Page!
This is the second episode in the Where the Rubber Meets the Road podcast series. Today, I'm going to speak about the importance of being our children's ally. How important is it for our children to know that we sympathize with their humanness? I believe it is extremely important to nurture an atmosphere of understanding in our homes.
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Intro music provided by Matthew Carlson. Visit his Facebook page!
Hello and welcome to my podcast! In this episode, I introduce myself and give a summary of who I am, what I stand for, and what my methods are. This is the first podcast in my podcast series, "Where the Rubber Meets the Road."
I give my thoughts about what true education is and how I incorporate the Charlotte Mason method into my parenting, teaching, and writing.
Music provided by Matthew Carlson. For more information, visit his Facebook page!