Our Late Fall Hymn

Each term we pick a hymn to learn as a family. This is one of my favorite parts of the Charlotte Mason philosophy that recognizes that there is more to know than the basic academic subjects.

Our Late Fall Hymn is Stand! by Amy Carol Webb. We sing this at fellowship a lot, and Kai loves to sing it, so I thought it would be a good for her to actually be singing the words.

“In the name of love, in the name of peace, will you stand, will you stand with me?”

Wild & Woad: Our 3K Adventure Begins

Our ancestors were master storytellers. For many of them, the oral transmission of knowledge was the only way they had to passed down all the things they had learned to their children. They also were master makers, in an age before you could run down to the local Target for anything you might need. 

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For 3 year old Kai, we will create a school and home rhythm based around these two most human things: telling stories and making things. To do this, we’ve pulled ideas from Forest Schools, Montessori philosophy, inspiration from Reggio Emilia, and Charlotte Mason’s works. Our plan is to spend time in nature, learn about our world, deepen our connection as a family and have fun.

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