Tag Archives: extracurricular

6 Ways to Cultivate Interests and Raise a Well-rounded Child

I was half amused and half overwhelmed one day as my children were gathered around the lunch table with me. My oldest son was chatting on continually about current signees for our favorite college basketball team. My other son found … Continue reading

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Pursuing Passions and Sharing the Best Parts of You

I was nine when I recognized I had the ability to draw. The kids at school made comments about my work, encouraging me to create more. At one point, I commented to my mother, “I wonder where I got my … Continue reading

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3 Reasons for Homeschoolers to Pursue Extracurricular Activities

After I spoke at a homeschool conference last year, a mom came up to me with a big thank you. She breathed a huge sigh of relief, saying I had just given her great freedom. I looked at her quizzically. … 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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Large Groups of Children

His blonde hair is trimmed clean and close. His glasses give the impression of a passionate math student. He teaches chess as part of a before and after school program for struggling students. "There's no way I can give each … Continue reading

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Finding a Balance

As many families are starting the school year and starting to get into a routine, the questions for the Sonlight Advisor team change from "choosing" to "using." Many of them are quick and easy, such as "Where can I find … Continue reading

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Six Things to Try This Summer

She's "graduating" from middle school this year. She was in my Sunday School class not that many years ago. I must be getting older because she seems way too young to be in high school. But this school year is … Continue reading

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