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Using Sonlight 300 For Our Unconventional High Schooler

I’ve got an unconventional high schooler. She’s our fifth homeschooled child, and her junior year is shaping up to look distinctly different from those of the four siblings who have already graduated before her. By now, we’ve learned to morph … Continue reading

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When Your Goals Don’t Match the Norm: Reflections on Senior Night

My first Senior Night did not go as I had envisioned it. All year I had looked forward to the moment when my son would be honored with the rest of the graduating members of his high school baseball team. … Continue reading

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How to Spot a Homeschooled College Student

How do you know if a college student was homeschooled? Is it easy to spot a homeschooled college student out of a crowd of co-eds? Unfortunately, stereotypes still linger when it comes to homeschoolers. Some college faculty and students may … Continue reading

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Homeschool Grading and Transcripts for High School in 3 Steps

Grading is a topic that generates a whole range of emotions among homeschoolers. Some folks began homeschooling to get away from the stigma of grades. Others just want an easy way to assign a grade and be done with it. … Continue reading

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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 Curriculum Prepares Teens 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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