SS #122 – Put the Masterly Back in Masterly Inactivity

SS #122 – Put the Masterly Back in Masterly Inactivity

In this episode we are discuss Charlotte Mason’s concept of Masterly Inactivity. It’s not hers in the sense that she invented it, but the phrase itself is hers – as far as we know, she invented the term, and it’s sort of unfortunate because it is one of the misunderstood terms out there. Masterly Inactivity…

SS #121 – The Ideal Type for Women (with David Hicks!!)

SS #121 – The Ideal Type for Women (with David Hicks!!)

Because our culture is actively blurring the lines between men and women, denying and redefining femininity and masculinity, we have our jobs cut out for us as homeschool moms. In 2021, we recorded an episode on what an Ideal Type is and why we need one. Our text for that conversation was Norms and Nobility…

SS #120 – Let Them Go: Parenting Teens (with Toby Sumpter!!)

SS #120 – Let Them Go: Parenting Teens (with Toby Sumpter!!)

What does it look like to raise children – especially boys – who grow up mature and ready to leave and launch their own lives? How does that transition happen? Moms are naturally wired for and gifted at growing and building families, so sometimes the teen years are hard on us not because our kids…