Tag Archives: Homeschooling

Can you combine Sonlight and another homeschool approach?

What if you love literature-based learning and Charlotte Mason, unit studies, classical homeschooling, or another homeschool approach? Can you combine Sonlight with one of those styles? In most cases, I would say absolutely yes. Families from a wide range of homeschool … Continue reading

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How Homeschooling Inspired Us to Adopt

I had no idea the impact homeschooling would make on my family when we started this journey. At the time, my oldest son, Isaac, had just finished kindergarten in public school, and we simply wanted more time with him. That was … Continue reading

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With Homeschooling, You Set the Pace So Children Never Have to Fail

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

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How Homeschooling Gives You Time to Invest in Family

In an ideal world, what kind of childhood would you dream of for your children? Maybe you picture your children Running free in the backyard Snuggled in your lap for a good story Laughing around the dinner table Telling stories … Continue reading

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Sleep: A Surprising Reason to Homeschool

By itself, the promise of getting enough sleep is probably not a big enough benefit to convince you to start homeschooling. But once you begin homeschooling, and your children get enough sleep, you will wonder how you survived before. The … Continue reading

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Enjoy Your Life More: Add one good habit

A recent study showed that Americans spend eight minutes a day looking for their keys. Sound familiar? If that’s you, it could be easy to berate yourself for that reality. When we think of habits, we tend to think of … Continue reading

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How to Incorporate Dad #5

Be thankful. Homeschoolers are a very small percentage of school-aged children in America, somewhere between one and four percent. That means that anyone who even considers homeschooling has a surprising strength of will to do something outside-the-box, to be different. … Continue reading

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