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I could never homeschool because... Part 3: Socialization

Socialization is one of the leading concerns about homeschooling. Rest assured, though, homeschooling is a fantastic way to socialize your child. Continue reading

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I could never homeschool because... Part 2: Money

The hardest part of homeschooling often isn't the homeschooling! With a great curriculum like Sonlight, the teaching is the easy part! The harder part is clearing the hurdles to get started in the first place. We’re here to help you push past these worries that many homeschool … Continue reading

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I could never homeschool because… Part 1: Academics

The hardest part of homeschooling often isn't the homeschooling! With a great curriculum like Sonlight, teaching is the easy part! The harder part is clearing the hurdles to get started in the first place. We’re here to help you push past these worries that many homeschool parents … Continue reading

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When You Are Your Own Biggest Critic As a Homeschooler

“I’m failing my child.”  This thought barraged my mind the first year of homeschooling my daughter. As I fought to establish a school routine and complete assignments, I was met by the fierce will of a 5-year-old kindergartener who had … Continue reading

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A Reality Check for Your Deepest Homeschool Fears

By now, you know the drill: every once in a while, you read an article, talk to a homeschooling friend, or discover a new educational blog… and pretty soon your head is spinning. Should we do more? Better? Are we … Continue reading

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How Reading Sonlight Books Helps Children with Anxiety

When I was young, I remember being anxious. Not only was I scared of mice, snakes, and the usual assortment of phobia-inducing creatures, but I also was scared of going up and down stairs at night, worried about natural disasters … Continue reading

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Can I Homeschool? Practical Reassurance for Unsure Parents

When my oldest child was just shy of 4 years old, I was sure she was ready for kindergarten. She had known her shapes and colors for years, and could read. She could recite the alphabet and do basic addition. … Continue reading

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