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The Original Homeschooling Series (Original Homeschooling #1-6) The Original Homeschooling Series by Charlotte M. Mason
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“Thought breeds thought; children familiar with great thoughts take as naturally to thinking for themselves as the well-nourished body takes to growing; and we must bear in mind that growth, physical, intellectual, moral, spiritual, is the sole end of education.”
Charlotte Mason, The Original Home Schooling Series by Charlotte Mason
“And perhaps it is not too beautiful a thing to believe in this redeemed world, that, as the babe turns to his mother though he has no power to say her name, as the flowers turn to the sun, so the hearts of the children turn to their Saviour and God with unconscious delight and trust. Nursery”
Charlotte M. Mason, The Original Home School Series
“The mother who takes pains to endow her children with good habits secures for herself smooth and easy days; while she who lets their habits take care of themselves has a weary life of endless friction with the children.”
Charlotte M. Mason, The Original Home School Series
“Who can take the measure of a child? The Genie of the Arabian tale is nothing to him. He, too, may be let out of his bottle and fill the world. But woe to us if we keep him corked up.”
Charlotte M. Mason, Charlotte Mason's Original Homeschooling Series
“our power to conduct our relations with other people depends upon our power of conducting our relations with ourselves. Every”
Charlotte M. Mason, Charlotte Mason's Original Homeschooling Series
“It is worth while to point out the differing characters of a system and a method, because parents let themselves be run away with often enough by some plausible ‘system,’ the object of which is to produce development in one direction—of the muscles, of the memory, of the reasoning faculty—were a complete all-round education. This easy satisfaction arises from the sluggishness of human nature, to which any definite scheme is more agreeable than the constant watchfulness, the unforeseen action, called for when the whole of a child’s existence is to be used as the means of his education.”
Charlotte M. Mason, The Original Home School Series
“Therefore, the selection of their first lesson-books is a matter of grave importance, because it rests with these to give children the idea that knowledge is supremely attractive and that reading is delightful. Once”
Charlotte M. Mason, Charlotte Mason's Original Homeschooling Series
“That parents should make over the religious education of their children to a Sunday School is, no doubt, as indefensible as if they sent them for their meals to a table maintained by the public bounty.”
Charlotte M. Mason, The Original Home School Series