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Three Tips For Reading Usborne Books

For several decades, Usborne has been publishing staples of home learning. Every time we open one of these favorites, we encounter a new vein of knowledge to be mined and new connections to be made. Four we especially love are … Continue reading

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3 Lessons from Hiking for the New Homeschooler

Whether you are starting your homeschool journey with a kindergartner or a high schooler, you are in for an adventure. It's one that doesn’t come with an exact map. This journey will lead you through deep valleys, up steep mountains, … 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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Why Homeschooling Abroad is Tough (And How to Handle It)

"We knew we would be homeschooling when we were preparing to move to Papua New Guinea as missionaries. After doing research, we chose Sonlight because of its emphasis on learning from real books from a Christian perspective. We love Sonlight's … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to Sonlight's Markable Map

"We love this map! It’s a great hands-on tool for Kage (6) to use. This visual aid furthers his understanding of the size of each continent, the locations of the oceans, and much more. He is a visual learner like … Continue reading

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Why Bad Days Are Actually Good For Your Homeschool

You are probably thinking I have lost my mind. How can anyone say that bad homeschool days are beneficial? I think my answer will surprise you! I've discovered three ways that my bad homeschool days are actually a pro instead … Continue reading

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Getting the Most Out of the Sonlight Bible Reading Plan

The Bible reading portion in Sonlight's History / Bible / Literature programs is one of our favorite parts of the day. I particularly appreciate how the assignments are listed at the very top of the Instructor’s Guide, a simple reminder … Continue reading

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