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I Came Back to Sonlight Because I Love My Freedom

As we approached the end of our homeschool year, I did what all homeschooling moms do—I considered which curriculum to select for the next school year. In my household the end of the school year is a time of reflection to evaluate what is … Continue reading

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How Missions is the Heart of Sonlight

In the 1980s, my Dad worked at the U.S. Center for World Mission. Now named Frontier Ventures, this organization raises awareness of the Great Commission, encouraging believers to spread the Good News of Jesus to the rest of the world. … Continue reading

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Why Homeschooling Should and Shouldn’t be Hard

When you homeschool, your children learn more than you ever thought they could. And the reality is that even when kids love to learn, it is sometimes hard for them. And homeschooling itself is not always a walk in the … Continue reading

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Sonlight's New, True 4-Day Programs

Do any of these apply to you? You’re in a homeschool co-op You enjoy a lot of field trips Your children have weekly appointments You like a Friday “fun day,” with tea and poetry, math games, and art You prefer to … Continue reading

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Learn Effortlessly by Reading Great Books

If something ma[kes] us incredibly frightened, elated, sad, or angry—four of the primary human emotions—we're more likely to remember it. The Organized Mind, 52. Neuroscientists have found that humans remember the things they feel. This makes sense—in the midst of … Continue reading

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Watch #5: What Is a City?

This is, perhaps, less practical than the previous messages. But this is one of my favorite insights in the last ten years, and I pull this insight out on occasion to give me a thrill of what I'm looking forward … Continue reading

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Help Children Succeed in Their Careers: Teach them with an international focus

What kind of a world will your children inherit? One thing seems certain: it will be a world more interconnected and globalized than ever before. Your children will interact – whether virtually or in person – with people from vastly … Continue reading

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