Saturday, April 2, 2011

Making a Curriculum Switch

Okay, so....I'll be using this in a few months for "Bug":
Sonlight Core K

And I'll  be using this for "Doodles":
Sonlight Core 3+4

We've enjoyed Ambleside, but it's just not going to work for us long term. Sonlight is a much better fit for us. We've used it in the past, and after much thought & looking ahead, I've decided to go back to Sonlight & have all plans of sticking with it for the duration. I'm going to "beef up" Core K for Bug, adding in more challenging reading as necessary. I feel like Core 3+4 would be too difficult for him this coming school year, but it's perfect for Doodles. Baby Girl will continue with her curriculum: lots of creative play, classical music, and read-alouds--and of course she listens in to her siblings' lessons! We will continue to use Ambleside's art, composer, and nature study lessons. They're wonderful!

Self-Care That's Not So Fun

As promised in my previous post, I am now going to talk about self-care that's not so much fun. This kind of self-care involves thin...