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S1E4: Charlotte Mason’s 20 Principles with Brandy Vencel

“[T]he fact is, that a few broad essential principles cover

the whole field, and these once fully laid hold of, it is as

easy and natural to act upon them as it is to act upon

our knowledge of such facts as that fire burns and

water flows.”

Charlotte Mason, Vol. 1, Home education

Show Summary:

  • Today’s guest is Brandy Vencel of
  • How Brandy first came to know about Charlotte Mason
  • Brandy’s perspective on the 20 Principles and why they are so important
  • When to quit and why to persevere with challenging books
  • How do Charlotte Mason’s principles apply to us in our current day?
  • Where can people learn more about the 20 Principles?
  • The value of seeing all the principles as working together in unity
  • Brandy’s advice for new homeschooling moms who want to follow Charlotte Mason’s method

Listen Now:

Links Mentioned:

Brandy’s “Start Here” Study

Charlotte Mason Boot Camp

Books Mentioned:

Home Education by Charlotte Mason

For the Children’s Sake by Susan Schaefer Macaulay

Toward a Philosophy of Education by Charlotte Mason

In Vital Harmony by Karen Glass

Find Cindy and Brandy:

Morning Time for Moms

Cindy’s Patreon Discipleship Group

Mere Motherhood Facebook Group

The Literary Life Podcast

Cindy’s Facebook

Cindy’s Instagram

Brandy’s Website

Brandy’s Instagram


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