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How Homeschooling Can Prep Teens for Leadership

Can you name one surprising thing influential leaders such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and others have in common? They all spent their teen years in a similar fashion. Check out this intriguing 2015 article from Time about … Continue reading

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Want to Boost Emotional Intelligence? Read Literature.

Is reading good for more than academic development? Absolutely. You may already know that reading good books (like those in Sonlight curriculum) helps your children develop good character, grow in leadership skills, develop empathy, and even talk with you about … Continue reading

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How Sonlight Helps You Talk with Your Children about Racism

Even if we believe we need to talk with our children about race, the task can feel daunting at times. You probably want your children to grow up knowing that God made everyone, He loves everyone and we should love … Continue reading

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The Big List: 25 Ways Reading Helps Your Children

I love books. And I love helping children learn to love books not only because reading is a great pastime. I also believe that reading and hearing stories read out loud should be central in every child’s education. So it’s … Continue reading

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4 Benefits Homeschooling Affords Parents

For obvious reasons, people want to know the ways homeschooling can be good for their children. Many people also talk about how it benefits the adults, but always in context of their role as a parent or the family as … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Read Books That Might Make Your Kids (and You) Cry

If you are a family that spends a lot of time reading aloud, you have probably found at least a few books that caused tears. Book after book we read each afternoon, my kids have learned the sob routine. Nearing … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Own Health Through Homeschooling

Homeschooling can definitely improve children's health. They often get more sleep, more active play, healthier food, and are exposed to far fewer germs. I also think homeschooling can be great for your health as a parent. Much of that comes … Continue reading

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