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An Advent Devotional from Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Do you celebrate the season of Advent? Candles, wreaths, and carol services are abundant this time of year, and brightly colored calendars tempt us with a square of chocolate behind each numbered door. We see Advent celebrations—or at least countdown … Continue reading

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8 Books to Inspire Christmas Conversations

It’s officially my favorite season. Christmas fills my house with joyful music and family gatherings as we wait in hopeful expectation for Christ’s arrival. While carols, gifts, and yummy treats are nice, the true meaning of Christmas is much better, … Continue reading

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Want to Boost Emotional Intelligence? Read Literature.

Is reading good for more than academic development? Absolutely. You may already know that reading good books (like those in Sonlight curriculum) helps your children develop good character, grow in leadership skills, develop empathy, and even talk with you about … Continue reading

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How Reading Sonlight Books Helps Children with Anxiety

When I was young, I remember being anxious. Not only was I scared of mice, snakes, and the usual assortment of phobia-inducing creatures, but I also was scared of going up and down stairs at night, worried about natural disasters … Continue reading

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6 Solutions When Your Child's Reading Is Not up to Par

You’ve been at the virtual learning game for a few weeks now, and you are feeling a little uneasy. Your child just isn’t grasping reading like you hoped, and you might be feeling that you just aren’t able to help … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Never to Stop Reading Aloud to Your Children

I cannot express how great my excitement was when my children began reading their own bedtime stories. Don’t get me wrong...I loved those precious memories of storytime, but on the other hand, my kids wanted to hear Goodnight Train exactly … Continue reading

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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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