Tag Archives: Homeschooling

How to Make Homeschool Routines Automatic with Action Linking

While all children are a bit disorganized and have a hard time remembering to take care of their belongings, some struggle more than others. If you have a child who never puts away pencils, who rarely remembers to place dishes … Continue reading

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8 Keys to Self-Care for Homeschool Moms in the Baby Years

Okay, I’m going to be straight with you here. When you are homeschooling with a baby, you are in the trenches of motherhood. Your clothes are wrinkly, your eyes are carrying bags the size of a grapefruits, and you constantly … Continue reading

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Why Sonlight Curriculum Doesn't Use Parent Scripts

I wholeheartedly believe that God equips you to teach your children and that Sonlight can be one small part of that equipping! But Sonlight has never tried to dictate everything for you to believe or say to your children while teaching … Continue reading

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7 Q&As for Homeschooling the Advanced Reader

Some children are advanced readers who excel at reading. Either they read naturally without a lot of instruction, or they learn it effortlessly after a few lessons and quickly zoom way ahead of grade level. If you have an advanced … Continue reading

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The 3 Things You Need for Teaching Critical Thinking

If you have a baby and would like her to learn to speak English as she grows, what would you do? Would you go out and buy a vocabulary curriculum for her, start it at 6 months old, and trust … Continue reading

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Meet Your Sonlight Advisors: Your Personal Cheering Team

Meet Marci, Margaret, Debbie, and Barbara—your Sonlight Advisors! They are on tap to help you choose and troubleshoot curriculum. Continue reading

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Why You'll Never Find Balance (But What to Seek Instead)

Balance is a homeschool buzzword. You’ve surely heard it many times. The implication is that, with a little creativity and prioritizing, you’ll step into the center of your own life’s Venn Diagram, finally finding peace. It’s a beautiful concept, but … Continue reading

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