Rare Female: Being a Minority on the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator

The Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) has been around since it was first published in 1944. With its four pairs of dichotomies, the self-reported MBTI does a pretty reliable job sorting people into 16 personality types, enabling laypeople to discuss their personality traits with a common vocabulary. First, A Little History of Psychology Swiss psychologist Carl Jung formed … Continue reading Rare Female: Being a Minority on the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator

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May I Have Your Attention, Please?

Some friends and I have been slow-reading through Charlotte Mason's Volume 1, Home Education. We just reached Part IV (there are six "parts" to Vol 1) all about "Habits of the Mind," and the words I wrote in the margin of my book were ... "This is terrifying." On page 138, it says: Let us … Continue reading May I Have Your Attention, Please?

Morning Time Binders: Folk Songs, Hymns, Poetry, and More!

It's that time of year again! Time to whip those Morning Time binders into shape! Our family has undergone some restructuring (more about that in a future post), but I'm happy to say that our Morning / Circle Time is in tact. We use this time together to build our family culture, because knowing the … Continue reading Morning Time Binders: Folk Songs, Hymns, Poetry, and More!