Tag Archives: homeschool

7 Keys to a Smoother Homeschool Day

For many homeschool parents, half of the struggle is finding the time to do everything: reading and spelling and changing the baby and cooking meals... The list is endless. Especially when young children are involved, disruptions are common and can … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Schedule Your Homeschool Year to Fit Your Family

One of the many perks of this lifestyle of learning we call homeschooling is the ability to set your own schedule. Even if you are required by your state to fulfill a certain number of school days each year, you still … Continue reading

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30 Years. 30 Blessings to Celebrate.

To celebrate Sonlight’s 30th anniversary, here are 30 blessings to celebrate. Thank you for allowing us to walk alongside you on your homeschool journey. Continue reading

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Three Tips For Reading Usborne Books

For several decades, Usborne has been publishing staples of home learning. Every time we open one of these favorites, we encounter a new vein of knowledge to be mined and new connections to be made. Four we especially love are … Continue reading

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An Alternative to Chore Charts for Large Homeschool Families

As a busy homeschooling parent with a full time job and many children to teach, I need a home cleaning routine that runs smoothly so I can focus on homeschooling my children. In other words, I need everyone to pitch … Continue reading

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How to Choose Among Sonlight Preschool, Pre-K, K, and A

When you are starting out as a homeschooler or adding enrichment to a daycare or preschool program, which Sonlight early learning program will be the best fit for your family? All four of Sonlight’s programs for young students—Preschool, Pre-K, K, … Continue reading

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Introducing Sonlight's New Kindergarten Program: Exploring American History

NEW FOR 2020Sonlight's Kindergarten Program: Exploring American History For years the Sonlight team has thought about a kindergarten American history program for ages 5-6. But we couldn't find a quality textbook or spine (a book that runs through the entire program … Continue reading

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