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If your child is 5 and reading at a third grade level, why would you leave her in school? She needs something more challenging. And if your child is 5 and barely recognizing letters yet, why would you leave him … Continue reading
If you are hitting a wall in your homeschool today, this post is a virtual hug of encouragement to help you rediscover your homeschool joy. Although it's a list of suggestions, please don't hear them as another list of tasks to … Continue reading
God seems to take rest pretty seriously. And as we sit in this limbo time between Christmas and the New Year, you might be more aware than usual of your need for deep rest. Perhaps you don't just feel "body … Continue reading
After more than a decade of reading ideas on the Sonlight forums, I have been amazed at how creative and thoughtful Sonlight moms often are about giving gifts. Some examples: One family gives only three gifts to each for Christmas, … Continue reading
Have you ever had that sinking feeling? That sinking feeling that comes from opening a gift that either doesn't fit your family culture, or that seems cool enough in the moment, but you know will not last? A gift that … Continue reading
I write this one with some trepidation. You know the Great Commission: “Go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature.” I am not nearly as Great Commission-minded as I wish I was. I grew up … Continue reading
If there is one extreme of the postmodern who feeds on doubt and uncertainty, and the other extreme of the modern who offers absolute assurance, I feel like Sonlighters are in the middle, at least in some things, saying, “I … Continue reading