Tag Archives: Charlotte Mason

Why I Use Sonlight in My Charlotte Mason Homeschool

When my husband and I were preparing for our wedding, we attended premarital counseling at the home of a friend and colleague who was also a pastor. What stands out most in my memory from that short period was this … Continue reading

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Charlotte Mason's Ways Applied to a Modern Sonlight Homeschool

Charlotte Mason was a school teacher in England during the late 1800s. Her dissatisfaction with the education practices of her day impelled her to devise a new method of teaching that would provide a broad curriculum to all her students, … Continue reading

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How We Tried 7 Homeschool Philosophies and Settled on Sonlight

When I first started homeschooling, it never occurred to me to adapt to a particular homeschool philosophy. I hadn’t even realized that they existed! I simply ordered every single homeschool catalog I could get my hands on. When I found … Continue reading

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Is Sonlight a Charlotte Mason Homeschool or Classical Education?

When I first began homeschooling, I was asked by several people, “What type of homeschooler are you?” And I would happily reply, “The kind who does school at home!” It took me a few months to realize that there are … Continue reading

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Sonlight Meets Charlotte Mason

"Charlotte who?" I asked my wife. Having grown up with a public school education, I wasn't too knowledgeable or enthusiastic about homeschooling or the types of approaches available. Several years later, I'm glad to say that I'm not only a … Continue reading

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