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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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How To Help Your Child Do What You Say

Homeschooling, and parenting in general, would be so much easier without resistance, rebellion, and whining. Wouldn’t it be awesome if our children did what we told them to do? While we can’t eliminate all of the struggles-of-the-will in our homeschool, … Continue reading

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6 Ways I'm Turning My Kids into Book-loving Readers

"We are so thankful for all the wonderful books we get to add to our family library each year as we homeschool with Sonlight. Hayden (12) and Sienna (10) are helping put away this year's readers into one of our … Continue reading

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3 Ways Sonlight Homeschool Curriculum Makes Me a Better Person

When I choose homeschool curriculum, I’m not only thinking of my child. I’m also thinking about myself. Sonlight is my education, too. And that's why I make sure that my curriculum choice will be enriching for both of us. While … Continue reading

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