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Teaching the Hidden Curriculum by Integrating Sonlight into Life

If Charlotte Mason was right, education is a life. Education will restructure a life, but it’s a two-way street. Life also structures education, intentionally or accidentally.  It is near-impossible to drum up a sustained interest in ancient literature if it … Continue reading

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30 Years. 30 Blessings to Celebrate.

To celebrate Sonlight’s 30th anniversary, here are 30 blessings to celebrate. Thank you for allowing us to walk alongside you on your homeschool journey. Continue reading

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Does Learning Have to Be Painful?

Some educators seem to suggest: “Learning is painful. Get used to it.” They expect kids to learn to grit their teeth and persevere. And yes, education may be hard. Perseverance is a valuable skill. But should that be our starting point … Continue reading

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Teach How Jesus Taught

How have children learned from the beginning of time? How did Jesus himself teach his followers? Through stories, in the context of relationship. And that is just what Sonlight comes alongside you to help you do. We help you teach … Continue reading

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If my kids don’t beg for school, can they still love to learn?

You’ve probably heard it: Love to Learn, Love to Teach, Guaranteed. I get great joy from helping families love to learn together. But you may wonder what it actually means to love to learn? What does that look like? Do … 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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How Can Sonlight Expect Us to Read So Many Books at Once?

"So thankful we tried Sonlight 6 years ago!" —Jennie W. of Puryear, TN Like many homeschool programs, Sonlight comes with a teacher’s guide (called an Instructor’s Guide) that lays out a daily schedule for parents.  It breaks the yearly books … Continue reading

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