Karen’s Blog

  • Ideals
    by Karen Andreola on May 8, 2019 at 1:10 pm

    Ideals Our maples are making many seed "helicopters."  Are you new here?   Welcome. The assortment of articles you will find here are a compliment to my books: Mother Culture® - for a Happy Homeschool, and A Charlotte Mason Companion.    I am keeping this blog online (with updates here and there) but I am saying farewell to blogging. Here's the good news. You can visit with me anytime on my active and ongoing Facebook and […]

  • Color my Life - a Writing Tip and Book Review
    by Karen Andreola on April 8, 2019 at 8:35 pm

    Color My Life - A Writing Tip and Book Review I thought I’d share a trade secret. It is a tiny tip from (and for) a student of writing. (I’ll always be a student of writing.) I made a curtain valance for over the kitchen sink. The morning sun shines brightly through the leafless trees. Since this tip is briefly mentioned in general writing-helps – if mentioned at all – I’m highlighting it here.  It’s one of those little things […]

  • A Walk Down "Mother Culture" Lane by Karen...
    by Karen Andreola on March 9, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    A Walk Down Mother Culture® Lane Early Days of Speaking Whenever I come across a mom who is ministering the ideas of Mother Culture online, my heart is warmed. I’m happy to see the ideas welcomed. We home teachers have weighty cares. Endurance is needed for our long hours of service. But moments of Mother Culture are refreshment along the way. A glass of ice tea, ten minutes with an embroidery needle or paint brush, a few lines written […]