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How to Raise Children When Everything Keeps Changing

I’d like to put words to a difficult reality that all mothers face: your life changes very quickly in this season of raising and educating children. May I encourage you in the face of this? One habit that can help … Continue reading

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Making Mistakes: A Critical Part of Your Homeschool

So much learning in homeschooling is organic. Children learn about money as they shop with you. They learn about fractions as they cook with you. They learn about water displacement as they help you wash the dishes. Everything is an … Continue reading

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Homeschooling the Child Who Won’t Listen: Deschooling

There is hardly a more frustrating parenting experience than asking my child to do something for the seventh time, in vain. Not only does it feel like a parenting failure, but it simply hurts my feelings. Seeing as we all … Continue reading

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Homeschooling During a Pandemic Wasn’t in My Planner

Siblings Micah (17), Caia (14,), Hanna (11), Kidist (8), and Mihiret (5), enjoy Sonlight books together on the trampoline. Are you feeling out of sorts as you homeschool during this 2020 coronavirus pandemic? Me too! None of us has ever … Continue reading

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Putting Technology in Its Rightful Place in Your Homeschool

When my first child was born, we were given a baby play mat with toys hanging above it. Incorporated into the design was a clear, rectangular window, intended for positioning a smartphone directly in the child’s line of sight. This … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Tackle Difficult Topics in Our Homeschool

"Thank you, Sonlight, for making homeschooling so doable for our family and so rewarding to my mother's heart! We just can't put a price tag on our joyful moments together!" The M. family of North Fairfield, OH We began our … Continue reading

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5 Poisonous Parenting Phrases to Avoid (Plus Better Alternatives)

"Sonlight keeps our family learning together. The beautifully illustrated books capture the attention of our wide age range of children and make homeschooling more enjoyable for the parent as well. With Sonlight's grab-and-go Instructor's Guides, it's easy for Dad to do a … Continue reading

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