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Raising the Advanced Reader: Challenging While Protecting

If you’re raising an advanced reader, you are probably, like me, thankful for the public library. We have raised ten kids who love books. You can imagine, that’s a ton of books being schlepped back and forth, piled in little … Continue reading

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Financial Benefits of a Literature-based Curriculum

If you are hoping to use a literature-based homeschool curriculum, the cost can at first seem to be an obstacle. When money is tight on a single family income, your favorite homeschool curriculum can feel like an extravagance. You may … Continue reading

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10 Reasons We Still Stick with Sonlight After 10 Years

This post is part of the Where Are They Now series in which we hear the stories of long-time Sonlight users who are now thriving young adults. Recently, I came across an old Sonlight catalog where my then four-year-old daughter, … Continue reading

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I Came Back to Sonlight Because I Love My Freedom

As we approached the end of our homeschool year, I did what all homeschooling moms do—I considered which curriculum to select for the next school year. In my household the end of the school year is a time of reflection to evaluate what is … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Gives You Choices

I had just graduated college, was starting a film production company, my wedding was in a month or two, and I needed to find a house in which to live. I tend to jump in with both feet. I found … Continue reading

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Trust your gut ...

Spring is on its way in upstate NY ... at least the calendar and the weathermen say it is. I keep looking for the hyacinths that I photographed last spring ... but the snow is still too deep to find … Continue reading

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From Luke's Inbox: Why Shouldn't I Use Free Curriculum?

I could offer my son a free, online education with K12 which would be easier on me. However, that would teach from the world's view. Is the benefit of homeschooling the education with a biblical worldview, or the morality of … Continue reading

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