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3 Reasons to Homeschool During Each Stage of Childhood

Regardless of your children's ages, you probably have overarching reasons to homeschool: teaching your faith to your kids, freedom to travel, meeting special learning needs, etc. But today I'd love to offer some specific reasons to homeschool at the various … Continue reading

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How a Literature-based Homeschool Curriculum Prepares Students for STEM Careers

What careers would you expect Sonlight students to choose? With a literature-rich curriculum, would you expect them to become missionaries, business people, pastors, or homemakers? Well, many certainly do. But that’s only the tip of the iceberg. A literature-based homeschool … Continue reading

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The Voice Bringing Tales to Life

Ask anyone who has parented long enough to see their child's shoe size dwarf their own: things change as the years go by. It's true across the board. The favorite t-shirt you had to pry from your son's body to … Continue reading

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How Homeschooling Can Prep Teens for Leadership

Can you name one surprising thing influential leaders such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and others have in common? They all spent their teen years in a similar fashion. Check out this intriguing article from Time about How … Continue reading

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The "How-to" of Keeping Reading Lists for Your Homeschool (and Why You'll Want To)

Reading Lists Can Last a Lifetime Homeschooled children will eventually grow up and reflect on their school years through the lens of adulthood. What will your children say about their homeschool experience? My two children are now grown adults, but … Continue reading

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Discover Sonlight in August

How's your summer going? Here at Sonlight, we're busy helping scores of families around the globe get ready to start schooling. We'd like to help you have your best year ever. Following are some highlights of current Sonlight opportunities for … Continue reading

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Socialization Ill: Pressure to Not Excel

This was inspired by Jessica's post The Freedom to Learn - A Homeschool Benefit. Please check it out. Running Ahead Switching to public high school after being homeschooled put a metaphorical chip on my shoulder. I had something to prove. … Continue reading

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