Category Archives: Encouragement

5 Simple Ways to Celebrate Advent as a Family

Advent is the beginning of the Church Year. Following the liturgical calendar, this sacred year includes the seasons of Advent lasts for roughly four weeks beginning the fourth Sunday before Christmas leading up to Christmas Day on December 25. Since … Continue reading

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I could never homeschool because... Part 3: Socialization

Socialization is one of the leading concerns about homeschooling. Rest assured, though, homeschooling is a fantastic way to socialize your child. Continue reading

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I could never homeschool because... Part 2: Money

The hardest part of homeschooling often isn't the homeschooling! With a great curriculum like Sonlight, the teaching is the easy part! The harder part is clearing the hurdles to get started in the first place. We’re here to help you push past these worries that many homeschool … Continue reading

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I could never homeschool because… Part 1: Academics

The hardest part of homeschooling often isn't the homeschooling! With a great curriculum like Sonlight, teaching is the easy part! The harder part is clearing the hurdles to get started in the first place. We’re here to help you push past these worries that many homeschool parents … Continue reading

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Stories from New Homeschoolers: Celebrating School Choice!

Jan. 24-31, 2022 is School Choice Week, a time when Americans celebrate their freedom to choose how to educate their children whether it's in a public school, private school, charter school, homeschooling, distance learning, or some other hybrid set-up. In … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Homeschool Doldrums & How to Beat Them

Do you or your kids have a little cabin fever? If so, you are definitely not alone. This time of year is often very hard for homeschoolers ... even those who aren't in the middle of a snow-packed winter or … Continue reading

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How to Make Room for Wonder This Christmas

Life is full of rhythms. Times of waiting and times of celebration, times of plenty and times of lack—they weave themselves into the tapestry of our year and make us appreciate each new season in contrast. Thanksgiving is behind us … Continue reading

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