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    A review of Sonlight (Core and Language Arts)

    Alright,  I originally had a lot of this information tied into my post about our 2013/2014 year, but I decided to give my review of Sonlight its on post. This is our second year of using Sonlight.  It is a Christ-centered Core Curriculum, offering a full schedule (4 day or 5 day, we use the 5 day) which, when done as-is, is planned out for you.  (Cue the chorus!)   Sonlight is unique in that they label their years by ‘Core’ levels.  These Cores are given different content/subject headings based on History.   For example, Core A is Introduction to World Cultures, and Core F is Eastern Hemispheres.  The Sonlight day to day schedule includes:  Bible Reading,…

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    Homeschooling 2013/2014

    We started back into our school year last week!  It’s always so exciting to start fresh.  For us, our ‘school’ (I honestly, really dislike that word… but for ease, I surrender and use it…) year starts in August.  I find this works very well for us.  We usually do our more intensive work and full schedule from August to May with June and July being much more relaxed. Can I just say, I absolutely LOVE educating our children at home.  Everything about it is such a gift and I feel completely called to this lifestyle, as does my husband.  I am still learning every day and leaning on God for guidance, but…