It’s Box-Day {Opening up our Sonlight Curriculum}

Today is a VERY special day.... it's Box Day! 📦And it's even more special because our very first box day ever! We are thankful to Sonlight for graciously giving us one all-subject package and I will be sharing our journey throughout the upcoming school year as a Sonlight Ambassador! 💛🔆💛 To check out the video, visit here!  📌To check out more info about sonlight you can visit here! *you can receive a $5 discount on your first order of $50 or more... use this referral code: … [Read more...]

Our Must Have Homeschool Supplies

Written by Courtney @ A + Life, Contributing Writer Last year was our very first year homeschooling our oldest daughter, Abigail. While, both my husband and I were homeschooled growing up, going from homeschool student to homeschool parent and teacher can be kind of overwhelming! We tested the waters of homeschool pre-k and absolutely loved it. So, this September, we officially started homeschool Kindergarten! Or, Spena School, as we call it. We have been at it for almost two months now, … [Read more...]

First Days (and weeks) of School Traditions

Do you remember your first days of school as a child? I remember it being the like night before Christmas, I was so excited I could hardly sleep. Well, up until about 5th grade, after that, I lost all my excitement lol. Each year I remember shopping for the 1st day of school outfit, getting our school supplies ready, visiting the classroom and packing our backpacks. Then the first day came and the years flew by so quickly.  Now I am a mom of three and I'm having my own "mom" memories … [Read more...]

A Sneak Peek into How We “Do” School 2014-2015

Last year I shared with you how we "do" school, which is a combo of a co-op and homeschool. And this year we are following the same system. We take time to reevaluate each year (and pray) to ensure this is the best way we should school our children, plus this works best for our family's schedule. I'm so excited about this year because we have a new school room and I have two school-aged kiddos. I have one year under my belt now so I know a little bit about the structure needed as well … [Read more...]

A Sneak Peek into How We “Do” School

A lot of the posts here are how-to's, recipes or even encouragement but today I thought I'd give you a sneak peek into our "school-life" since it's back to school time! I know a lot of the contributing writers have written about how they "do" school, I hope you'll check out their blogs too! I grew up going to public school and never even thought about homeschooling my own kids until a couple years ago. I knew I would never want to homeschool totally on my own but I also knew I liked the idea … [Read more...]