It has been a long time since I have been able to run any sort of distance because of health issues. But the other day, as I was reflecting back on my years of homeschooling, I started to see some parallels between homeschooling and running. There are significant... read more
“The child must not be left to discover everything for himself; his mind must be prepared in some measure for what he is to see and observe. It has been well said that the previous history of the mind determines the impression which the sight of any object is to... read more
I created this resource to share with you all. In this packet, I have included Morning Time resources for Holy Week. We take this week off of school, but I like to keep the tradition of morning time going. This packet also helps to prepare our hearts and minds to... read more
Oh Spring. I am so glad you have arrived. The dreary days of Winter hang on my soul. Getting out in the sunshine, looking at the beautiful flowers, and hearing the return of the birds’ songs are so delightful. It also means it is time to replace... read more
When I first heard about Charlotte Mason at the beginning of our homeschooling journey, I heard about a practice called narration. I assumed it was writing or telling a summary. So that is what I did. Then I began to worry that it wasn’t enough and went back to... read more
Hey there! I'm Julie H. Ross. Welcome to Cultivating Faithfulness, where I write about rooting a life in books, beauty, and Biblical truth. I'm a home educator and creator of A Gentle Feast. I love Jesus, reading, painting with chalk paint, and Mexican food.