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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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My name is Judy ... and I'm a box-checker

Yesterday Amy posted about our new 4-day schedule, and all the reasons, details, and logistics that go along with this release. I'm a schedule lover, so I was excited when we started talking about the feasibility of creating a 4-day … Continue reading

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How I Juggled Homeschooling and Homemaking

Perhaps you know the feeling. It's 5:30 pm, the house is a mess, and you haven't even thought about dinner. Sometimes the logistics of life just get away from us as stay-at-home moms. There is so much to do! So … Continue reading

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How Sonlight Helps You Discover the Wonders of History: The Rationale behind Sonlight's History Schedule

A colleague asked me the other day why I schedule Sonlight's History the way I do. If you're just looking at an Instructor's Guide, the scheduling can look a bit random. But it is all very intentional to help children … Continue reading

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Surviving Gloomy Days

Uff da. It's January. We were home for the holidays when we typically visit family in Florida. That meant by about a week in I was going, "What? It's only the 3rd? It's snowy and cold! I want to be … Continue reading

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What if my student doesn't complete all the Cores?

Sonlight offers a wide selection of packages for your K-12 journey. We call the programs that include History, Bible, Language Arts, and Reading a Core. We were using this term long before Common Core became a political phrase. Sonlight has … Continue reading

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Homeschool Lesson Plans That Work

I imagine them sitting across from each other at the kitchen table. He's reading over the latest on the Common Core and making comments. She, as us bloggers are prone to do, is typing away. You can read all of … Continue reading

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