Category Archives: Encouragement

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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Sonlight Spotlight - Meet the Shank Family

We are excited to continue our series: Sonlight Spotlight. Each month the Sonlight team will choose a current family to highlight by sharing their #sonlightstories. If you’d like to shine a light on your family, apply here for a chance … Continue reading

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Sonlight Spotlight - Portes Medina Family

We are excited to continue our series: Sonlight Spotlight. Each month the Sonlight team will choose a current family to highlight by sharing their #sonlightstories. If you’d like to shine a light on your family, apply here for a chance … 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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How to Find Christmas Cheer When You're a Scrooge

Moms aren't supposed to be Scrooges, are they? Yet, if you ask my family, I'm not exactly Suzy Snowflake when it comes to the Christmas season. Some of my friends love the holiday season so much that they decorate their … Continue reading

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An Advent Devotional from Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Do you celebrate the season of Advent? Candles, wreaths, and carol services are abundant this time of year, and brightly colored calendars tempt us with a square of chocolate behind each numbered door. We see Advent celebrations—or at least countdown … Continue reading

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