Book Review: Home Education Series:Charlotte Mason – Volume 1 – Home Education – Part 1
Volume 1 deals with educating children under the age of nine Years
In Volume 1 in the first part of the book Charlotte Mason Talks about the importance of parental responsibilities and why its important not to abdicate them.She goes on further to talk about the importance of being outdoors and the many teachable moments that become available.Finally she talks about habit training.
Charlotte Mason believed in the power of Parents and the family:
How we can harm a child when we ignore their behaviour or when we do things which we shouldn’t:
In this volume Charlotte mason explains habit training in detail.It is very important to train young children in good habits and virtues from when they are very young.
She compares habits to nature.As nature follows as a set course.summer happens in summer,spring in spring.
It is very hard to eradicate or break out of bad habits once they are set.And hence the need to keep an eye on our habits.