( BOOK Pocketful of Pinecones Nature Study With the Gentle Art of LearningA Story for Mother Culture ) ä Karen Andreola – and–rey.us
Serious He knows how an anxious woman can affect the home atmosphere His own mother was a worrier I knew what Christ s message was and felt a ang of conviction Because he is a gentleman it is not Michael s way to rolong a moment of admonishment end uoteSeriously I know Charlotte Mason was Christian so I expected some aspects of the book to reflect that I m not religious but I figured I could still get something from the nature study educational aspects Very disappointed that it s *Teaching This Agenda Of *this agenda of being assive Women That S Outdated That s outdated
Dangerous For Any Belief System for any belief system that overshadowed the nature study for meOne Two Views on the Doctrine of the Trinity point that I did like thoughPresently I aim to give the children three opportunities in our little homeschool every day as I am able 1 something or someone to love 2something to do and 3 something to think about I found it Very inspiring Every chapter encouraged me to get my children outside and actually study the beautiful things in the natural world I freuently wanted to stop reading and start doing readingoetry and the handbook of nature study taking nature walks and even knitting An overall restful and encouraging book I recommend it for all homeschoolers I read this every year for inspiration Even though we were and are a secular homeschooling family I really enjoyed this book I believe it was set in the 1930 s It s a diary of sorts by woman who decides to homeschool her children She s definitely one of those gals who believes the man is the head of the family And the book does reference the bible uite a few times Even so I loved the gentleness of the story and the lessons on nature study based on Charlotte Mason I m not sure my daughter who was homeschooled and is not homeschooling her soon to be three boys would enjoy this book but I will The Art of Standing Still pass it along for her to read. At home In it sheours out her hopes disappointments and joy In the course of caring for her many responsibilities she is freuently Full descripti. Third time reading this book I *m thankful that my children s education though not a CM education described in the book *thankful that my children s education though not a CM education described in the book had many "Similar Aspects Of It Along The Way Between What We "aspects of it along the way Between what we together before they were school aged and continued to do overs summers and on weekends when they did reach school age and the hands on nature with an appreciation for nature of their Montessori schooling I was reminded of how this book inspired me over the years to incorporate what I could from this method A very icturesue view of nature study I will come back to this when I need to be inspired to The War to End All Wars pick up our nature study game CM had such wisdom I enjoyed reading how this fictional family implemented some of her ideologies in their homeschool Written as a fictional tale set in the 1930s this book explores nature study as advocated by Charlotte Mason The author s introduction stated that it could be applied to our modern timesToo bad it s about being a mother who never shows upset a wife who submits and aerson who is always Death Comes for the Archbishop perfectlyolite Also Coincidentally the little girl was the sweet meek cautious one while the little boy was the assertive active rambunctious one I read 84 Mostly Mama pages entirely but did not finish beyond that There were moments of sweet nature observation Mostly though I didn t especially connect with the time era It ended up with writing like this I was silent Don gave me a uick sly look a look that meant he knew the answer to the mystery but was again giving Emily the joy of guessing It was a small gesture of kindness but one that any mother would beroud to make note of in her diary because it was a mark of true gentlemanly thoughtfulnessGlancing ahead I stumbled upon this gem a conversation between husband and wife You really shouldn t worry about it he told me Brief though it was it was a command and he was. And feel like giving up on homeschooling as well as a guide to nature study It's written as the diary of one mother's year of teaching her children. What an encouraging book This is excellent for the mother wanting to *Start Study But *nature but knowing what that looks like I really liked the format although at times I found myself skipping some of the story dialog but would force myself to go back and finish My favorite The Naked Man parts were the uestions sheosed to you as the mother at the end of
#each chapter as well as the appendix with all the Charlotte mason excerpts I am also inspired and no longer #chapter as well as the appendix with all the Charlotte mason excerpts I am also inspired and no longer nature study My own ignorance has held us all back I don t think I would read it again but I m glad I read it This book reads like a gentle summer rainstorm in the early evening Virtually every age makes you want to curl up in a warm blanket It s relaxing than any other nonfiction book I ve read and a great reminder of what life was like before smartphones and clothes dryers Highly recommend I liked this book I thought the idea of explaining how to teach nature study in a story with lots of examples was a good idea although basing it in the 1930s seemed silly to me Andreola breaks the book up into the four seasons starting with fall The winter section takes a much larger focus on the family s story and how to teach nature study takes a backseat which absolutely infuriated me I did not buy this book to read about a family in the Great Depression and I felt like the author and I had extremely different opinion about what this book should be Eventually I felt like the focus did get a bit on track and overall I liked the book although I did not care for the miscarriagepregnancy saga that seemed like a therapy journal for Andreola and did not like the cliffhanger about it at the end at all I think I would recommend this book to someone who was already familiar with Charlotte Mason and committed to trying it but maybe not as an introduction to her methods This was my. Karen Andreola's Pocketful of Pinecones This uniue book actually has a two fold urpose It's a story written especially for moms who get discouraged.