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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Homeschool Curriculum

"Sonlight's Instructor's Guides, ready-made science kits, and everything in one box has made it so much easier than I ever imagined to teach my children. You can't go wrong when choosing to go with an All-Subjects Package from Sonlight!" -Becky … Continue reading

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Being a Homeschool Curriculum Junkie—How & Why to Just Say No

Do any of these descriptors apply to you in relation to homeschool curriculum? You sell curriculum and still have shelves brimming with books and resources? You frequently loan your not-in-use curriculum to friends? You often switch curriculum? And then switch … Continue reading

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Why I'm a Fan of Singapore Math Curriculum

Singapore Math is just one of many fantastic math options Sonlight offers. If you already are happy with your math program, don’t switch! I’m not raving about Singapore to stir up discontent or doubt, but to share our experience and provide … Continue reading

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A Thoughtful Exposé of the "What About Socialization?" Question

I’m a second-generation homeschooler, so I’ve heard questions people ask homeschoolers for as long as I can remember. Curiosity comes in waves, and some of the most commonly asked topics tend to evolve over the years. A few questions, though, … Continue reading

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Raising the Advanced Reader: Challenging While Protecting

If you’re raising an advanced reader, you are probably, like me, thankful for the public library. We have raised ten kids who love books. You can imagine, that’s a ton of books being schlepped back and forth, piled in little … Continue reading

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How to Choose Among Sonlight Preschool, Pre-K, and A

When you are starting out as a homeschooler or adding enrichment to a daycare or preschool program, it can be an agonizing choice to pick which of Sonlight’s most basic programs is the best fit. All three programs—Preschool, Pre-K, and … Continue reading

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Financial Benefits of a Literature-based Curriculum

If you are hoping to use a literature-based homeschool curriculum, the cost can at first seem to be an obstacle. When money is tight on a single family income, your favorite homeschool curriculum can feel like an extravagance. You may … Continue reading

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