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How Sonlight Helps You Help Your Kids

Let’s talk about an encouraging reality today: You are already doing the most important thing to help your children succeed in their education. By simply caring about and being involved in your children’s education, you help them thrive. Most educators … Continue reading

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10 Things Homeschoolers Get Right

Trying to change public education is like trying to steer an ocean liner ... with 1,000 people clamoring for the steering wheel at once. In other words, it's hard to do. By the time most change happens, it has been … Continue reading

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You Don't Need a Teaching Degree to Homeschool... Here's Why

"We have used Sonlight since the beginning and absolutely love it! Homeschooling offers us the ability to spend more time with our siblings and pets, delve into our interests, and truly live a fuller life. Sonlight has helped make homeschool … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Make Your Family Vacation More Educational

One of the most talked-about benefits of homeschooling is how it frees families to travel more often together, mainly because they are not tied to a strict school schedule. In addition, homeschool families can avoid the more expensive and busier … Continue reading

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Why Sonlight Studies Both Western and Eastern Hemispheres

Sonlight devotes much more time to studying cultures outside of Europe and North America than most curricula do. Why? Well, I believe we should study those for whom God cares most deeply. Which turns out to be the whole world! … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Children Appreciate Their Homeschool Education

Not until I was an adult did I fully appreciate how my father educated me. I had a childhood that you typically find only in dreams. I was raised on a mountain in the heart of the River Valley of … Continue reading

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How & Why to Teach Your Children to See More Than One Perspective

We don’t see perfectly, because we don’t (and can’t) see everything. But with our finite view of the world, we can do our best to listen to others and to hear their perspectives. This is something we strive to do as homeschoolers: … Continue reading

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