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S4E49: A Charlotte Mason Journey with Anna, Addison, and Ella Hornstra

Though system is highly useful as an instrument of education, a ‘system of education’ is mischievous, as producing only mechanical action instead of the vital growth and movement of a living being.

Charlotte Mason, Home Education, Vol. 1

Show Summary:

  • Today’s guests are Anna Hornstra and two of her three daughters, Addison and Ella
  • How Anna came to homeschooling early on
  • What happened when Anna let doubts and systems set the tone of their homeschool
  • How Charlotte Mason’s principles have played out in Anna’s home

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Books and Links Mentioned:

Home Education by Charlotte Mason

The Ordinary Parents’ Guide to Teaching Reading by Jennie Wise and Sara Buffington

The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White

You Are Not Your Own by Alan Noble

Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Leisure the Basis of Culture by Josef Pieper

Medea by Euripides


Tending the Soul Art by Addison and Ella

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