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Easing the Special Needs Student Into Homeschool After a Break

Most kids thrive with the more relaxed, open-ended rhythm of the holiday. But transitioning back into the regular school routine can be a challenge for anyone, let alone children with special needs, learning disabilities, or behavioral challenges. Anxious homeschooling moms … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Getting Back into a Homeschool Routine after Holidays

It can be hard to reestablish a sense of normalcy after a break in the homeschool routine, can’t it? Even if the tree is still blinking in the corner of the living room, Christmas is, to borrow from Charles Dickens, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Psalm 100 Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the lands! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into God's presence with singing! Know that the Lord is God! It is he that made us, and we are his; we … Continue reading

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It's beginning to look a lot like ...

I'm sorry ... I couldn't help myself. This morning during prayer time we were asked what one gift we are wishing for this Christmas (after all, there are only 57 more days until that holiday arrives!). It was fun to … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Facts

Memorial Day is far more than just a vacation holiday or a time to have a barbecue. It is the day Americans commemorate those who gave their lives while serving in our nation’s armed forces. The tribute dates to May … Continue reading

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How Christmas Addresses Our Hurts

Several years ago I shared some musings on how the Christmas story is one of turmoil and pain. I've been thinking about that more during morning prayer here at Sonlight. The prayer requests are typical of our fallen world -- … Continue reading

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Dropping the Burden of Performance

Are you feeling burdened right now? This season can be stressful and depleting; how sad given that this is meant to be a time of joy and refreshment. You'll find some excellent pointers and encouragement in Judy's post yesterday about … Continue reading

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