Maria, Heather and Julia enjoying a Charlotte Mason moment.
Another roll of the narration cube has me telling you about "Character." Though I have no hard statistical data, Iowa may have the most CM-users per capita in the US. There were about thirty very cool members of the CM-sisterhood in attendance sharing good food, tips of the trade, troubles and encouragement. A big surprise was meeting some blog friends (Eeww, how the word "blog" squishes in my mouth. I have a friend who thinks we should call our virtual journals "Soulocasting"). You can meet them as well and see why Maria is a Very Blessed Mommy, or get craft inspiration from Julia at WanderingKnits. If I've missed any soulocasts, do let me know so I can share.
Michele closed the topic of narration with this word of encouragement, "One of the best ways to begin in this whole endeavor is to listen attentively yourself when your toddler, preschooler, child, young adult, even your husband wants to 'tell.' They are more likely to keep telling and to enjoy speaking to you.
The children assured us they had it all under control while the moms went out to play.
"That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works." Psalm 26:7