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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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The Book We Didn't Love

Guest post by Heather Schwarzen The thrill of Box Day had faded, and I was knee-deep in making the school year a reality. I had three students that year; Mary Hannah was 8, Mathaus was 5, and Jack was 3. … Continue reading

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Dads - 5 Ways to Bring Life to Your Homeschool

Todd Wilson Summer is almost over and it's time to start another year of homeschooling!!!! Yay!!!!!! Yeah, it's not working for me either. Even if you're still basking in the glow of summer freedom, it won't be long before you … Continue reading

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History Making...

I grew up loving history. My dad was a high school American History and Shop teacher and he sparked a love for history in me that has lasted a lifetime. We traveled from Alaska to Acapulco, from California to Maine … Continue reading

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Lewis, Wilder, Frost and Me

...speech was for them a debased form of silence; how much more futile is poetry which is a debased form of speech. All those allusions to honor, reputation, and the flame of love, all the metaphors about birds, Achilles and … Continue reading


I Can Has Unity? Luv?

[I admit it: Despite--because of?--the grammar and spelling, my wife and I get a kick out of lolcats though it's not for everyone or always appropriate ...just sayin'] I've stopped breathing. All of my energy and focus is consumed by … Continue reading



The keys of the keyboard rhythmically tap out a beat: ctrl+tab, ctrl+a [click] ctrl+c, ctrl+v ...repeat: ctrl+tab, ctrl+a [click] ctrl+c, ctrl+v... Thirty-six times. It could be enjoyable if the task wasn't so annoying. I feel my eye twitch. The muscles … Continue reading

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