The Mason Jar
Exploring the intersection of Charlotte Mason, Classical Thought, and Homeschooling.
From the CiRCE Institute, this re-freshed version of The Mason Jar will feature a variety of voices that hope to explore the intersection of Charlotte Mason's important work with the application of classical thought, pri
What is a Mentor? And Why Do We Need Them? (with Andrew Kern)
Season 3, Ep. 8
In this final episode of season three, Renee Mathis is joined by special guest Andrew Kern who talks about what a mentor is, what we have to offer others, and why discipleship is the heart of everything we do.
Moms Are Teachers, Too (with Andrea Lipinski)
Season 3, Ep. 7
Join Renee Mathis as she chats with her old friend, Andrea Lipinski, the director of the CiRCE Apprenticeship program, as she shares how mentors helped her become a better teacher (at home and in the classroom) and how their influence impacted her life as a working mom.Remember: if you like this podcast you can rate and review it and help us spread the word.
Christina Fox Discusses What Moms Need Most
Season 3, Ep. 6
Author of the recently released book Sufficient Hope, Christina Fox joins Renee Mathis to discuss some of the important issues facing moms and how the gospel has the answer for each of them.Remember: when you rate and review the show it helps us spread the word!
Josh Krebs: Untangling Relationships
In this episode of The Mason Jar Renee Mathis chats with Josh Krebs, a counselor, therapist, and homeschooling dad of 4. They chat about husbands, wives, moms, dads, and the power of great communication.
Jamie Rives: Building a Group of Mentors
Join Renee Mathis for another conversation here on The Mason Jar with homeschooling mom and co-op leader, Jamie Rives. Jamie leads a Charlotte Mason co-op of 25 families in the Houston area. Find out the surprising truth of who is benefitting most!
Welcome back to the Mason Jar season 3! In this episode, Renee is joined by author and mom of 7, Rachel Jankovic. Rachel’s book You Who? addresses why moms matter -- and what that means practically speaking. She also has a great solution for countering the wrong voices with the right truth. If you like this show, please be sure to rate and review!
On Homeschooling and Family Relationships (with guests Jami Marstall and Jodi Shell)
Season 3, Ep. 2
Welcome back! In this episode, season three host Renee Mathis is joined by two homeschooling sisters, Jami Marstall and Jodi Shell. Join in as they talk about homeschooling and family relationship (including dynamics between sisters, siblings, and cousins, oh my!).