Karen’s Blog

  • Sipping Pages Like Tea
    Posted by Karen Andreola on August 7, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    Sipping Pages Like TeaI'm excited. Charlotte Mason's writings are back in print. Now in a large format. My new set has arrived and I've been writing in the margins! I love my new books. As always I am sipping the pages slowly, like tea.The company Simply Charlotte Mason has published the series anew. We authorized use of the copyright material on the covers and the front-matter of our pink volumes. They asked Dean to write an introduction for Read more →

  • Margin
    Posted by Karen Andreola on June 30, 2017 at 9:06 pm

    Margin (Part Two of "Are You Finding Your Feet?")Landis ValleyA mother dropped me a note.She shared her happiness with all that the Lord has enabled her family to learn through living books and narration.She said, "In my early years of home teaching I tried boxed curricula and various memorization/game approaches. We switched, and switched gears again. Then I applied the Charlotte Mason Method. I was home at last. It made the best fit for Read more →

  • Finding Your Feet - Part One
    Posted by Karen Andreola on May 29, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    Finding Your Feet Part One"Can I do this?" I asked myself. I was a young mother. Children's books were not part of my childhood. I was a recent Christian. I had no teacher's training. But I was determined to home-teach.Catbirds take a bath in our garden teacup daily. I felt like a dunderhead. I was, however, a motivated dunderhead. The more I dug, the more enthused I became. Charlotte Mason supplied me with the "how-to" and the Read more →