June 6, 2008, Newsletter Issue #231: Homeschooling Curriculum And Working Alone

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Homeschooling a single child should not be looked at as an easier task than homeschooling multiple children. In fact, homeschooling a single child can be more difficult. Since the single child is the sole focus of the school day it is easy for a homeschooling parent to place too much pressure on a single homeschooler. If you are homeschooling a single child it is important to keep in mind that homeschool is only part of your child’s day. Do not turn everything into a “learning” experience. When school is over put the homeschooling curriculum away and have fun with your child.

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The catalog also provides several articles with helpful homeschool tips. For example, check out the "Top Ten Goals" article (pp. 146-147) which can help you think through your personal philosophy when it comes to homeschooling. And "Why we use certain books that some homeschoolers won't touch" (pp. 144-145), that gets into some pretty important issues about the content of books. And you won’t want to miss “27 Reasons NOT to Buy Sonlight”—a perennial favorite (beginning on page 148).

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Sarita Holzmann
Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.

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