Tag Archives: Homeschooling

What Makes Sonlight a Christian Homeschool Curriculum?

Ony (age 12), captivated by a biography"We enjoy reading biographies of missionaries and real people who are advancing the kingdom of God. It is inspiring, and as a mission-minded family, Sonlight helps us instill that love for missions and that … Continue reading

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Christmas School: Adding Holiday Cheer to Homeschool Academics

It’s the time of year when festive carols are playing, Christmas performances are happening at local venues, and streets are filled with beautiful lights on homes. All I want to do is to ditch real life for watching Christmas movies, … Continue reading

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3 Tips for the First-Year Homeschooler

Lanie (age 4) and Liam (age 6), reading in the hammock "One of the greatest joys of our first year of homeschooling has been to watch my oldest two children's relationship blossom. I've often found them nestled together, reading books … Continue reading

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How To Overcome Your Fear of Homeschooling

Liam (age 6), mastering math "When we decided to homeschool our oldest, one of my hesitations was math. I'd never really enjoyed it, much less taught it, but Sonlight offered so many great curriculum options that I felt we couldn't … Continue reading

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The 5 Most Difficult Things a Homeschool Dad Can Say

Luke (5) wanted to make his own pond to watch tadpoles grow. He is pictured with his father, Brendon. Y. family, Sonlighters in Oregon City, OR What I lack in sensitivity, I make up in hubris. My children frequently have … Continue reading

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No More Skipping or Forgetting Timeline and Mapping Activities

"Already they are making connections when we add new stickers and they notice what else is already on the page!" —Cynthia H. of Champaign, IL "One of our favorite parts of Sonlight curriculum is using the maps. I am a … Continue reading

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5 Principles for a Peaceful Preschool at Home

"Many people ask me what our younger kids do while I am working with our two older boys. Since the preschool 4/5 program can be done in short segments throughout the day, Lydia (4) enjoys the individual attention over shared … Continue reading

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