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Read for Missions: Sonlight's 2020 Read-A-Thon

2020 has been a year of cascading disappointments and cancellations. But there is still so much light shining in the darkness! And while we are all missing our in-person fellowship, homeschool co-ops, and volunteering activities, there are still tangible ways … Continue reading

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The Sonlight Biographies That Changed My Life

Four years before I was born, my father quit the band. He had made a living as a musician and record producer since the age of 18, and now he was in search of a life that prioritized family. He … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Read Missionary Biographies

When I first started homeschooling, one attractive element of Sonlight’s curriculum was the fact that each age level contains missionary biographies or autobiographies. Learning about the lives of missionaries—their successes, failures, hardships, and devotion— is awe-inspiring. That awe is something … Continue reading

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5 Perks Every Homeschool Family Should Take Advantage Of

One key benefit of homeschooling is the opportunity for flexibility and fun. Children can still achieve an excellent education without the chains of a set school year or fixed schedule. These homeschool perks mean families can maximize memory-making together. Here … Continue reading

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What Makes Sonlight a Christian Homeschool Curriculum?

Sonlight offers Christian homeschool curriculum. Yet we include books that are written by non-Christians. We purposely do not slap a Bible reference on every page. And we tackle topics that make some people uncomfortable. So what makes Sonlight's curriculum Christian? … Continue reading

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12 Missionary Biographies to Grow Your Children's Faith

With God, all things are possible! Stories of God's faithfulness on the mission field and the sacrifice of His missionaries will do more to grow your children's faith in God than a dozen lectures! Use these enjoyable missionary stories as … Continue reading

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3 Ways Homeschooling is Fantastic for Families Living Overseas

We're missionaries living in the Philippines and have been using Sonlight almost as long as Josiah has lived. We couldn't imagine life without it. The full grade packages give us peace of mind, that we can really do homeschooling and … Continue reading

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