In this episode, Amy and Leah talk about Charlotte Mason's volumes and where to start reading them.
"That the mother may know what she is about, may come thoroughly furnished to her work, she should have something more than a hearsay acquaintance with the theory of education." Charlotte Mason, Home Education
0:57- Which Charlotte Mason book should I read?
1:40- Why should we read Charlotte Mason books or homeschool books? What books did you read as a teacher at an Ambleside School?
4:45- It's important to ask who else can you bring alongside you when you learn.
5:00- What should I read? It depends!
5:50- If you are new to homeschooling, what volume would you suggest?
7:24- Brandy Vencel's Start Here guide
8:34- If you're ready to get going with her philosophy, where do you go from there?
9:46- If your children are a bit older, School Education might be a good place to start, or I would consider reading volume 6. This volume is really good if you're more of a big picture person.
11:09- Karen Glass's Mind to Mind might be a good option. She took out many of the cultural references from volume 6 so that it's easier to read.
12:10- What would you read if you were a mom who is short on time?
13:20- In Vital Harmony
14:15- Reading when the language is hard.
15:50- What is a book for moms who have children in the early years and aren't quite ready to read the volumes yet? (Leah and Amy both wrote books!)
18:42- What are some other specialized Charlotte Mason books?
21:53- What are some modern books that reflect the Charlotte Mason philosophy?
26:35- What would a mother do if she has read all of the volumes?
28:22- Reading Charlotte Mason's volumes and confidence to tackle challenging books.