a child daily with loving, right, and noble ideas...
which may bear fruit in his life."
--Charlotte Mason, 1842-1923
Science Day in the Park- 2001
|Children are given to us - on loan -
for a very short period of time. They come to us like flower seeds, with
no pictures on the cover, and no guarantees. We don't know what they will
look like, be like, act like, or have the potential to become.
-Katherine Kersey, in "Sensitive Parenting"
"Yellow Meets Blue" by Kenny
|One of the most important effects of
the study of a subject should be the development of a spirit of inquiry.
The ability to ask real questions is more useful than the capacity to
answer simple ones.
"Water Color with Sunshine"
|Isn't the term "homeschool
expert" an oxymoron?
-Carol Narigon, homeschooling mother
Wet on wet "Fish"
|Education is not the filling of a
pail, but the lighting of a fire. "
-- William Butler Yeats
"Blue Whale"- an exercise in veiling
|Self-education is, I firmly believe,
the only kind of education there is.
I Wish I Was A Waterfall, And Go Trickling Down the Path.
~Jesse, age 12
Jay, age 13
| When you want to teach children
to think, you begin by treating them seriously when they are little,
giving them responsibilities, talking to them candidly, providing privacy
and solitude for them, and making them readers and thinkers of significant
thoughts from the beginning. That's if you want to teach them to
Accept the children with REVERENCE
Tory, age 8