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Back to Homeschool Traditions Forge Family Identity

I'm always amazed at the creativity of our moms! For example, in a recent post in a Facebook group*, moms were sharing back to homeschool traditions to make a first day of school special! Here are a few of my … Continue reading

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Sonlight's Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 2

After more than a decade of reading ideas on the Sonlight forums, I have been amazed at how creative and thoughtful Sonlight moms often are about giving gifts. Some examples: One family gives only three gifts to each for Christmas, … Continue reading

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A Devotional Guide to Help Your Family Prepare for Easter

John and I don't come from liturgical backgrounds, and other than Advent, I've never paid much attention to the traditional Church calendar. But this last year we were encouraged to try something new during the Lenten season. We used a … Continue reading

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It's beginning to look a lot like ...

I'm sorry ... I couldn't help myself. This morning during prayer time we were asked what one gift we are wishing for this Christmas (after all, there are only 57 more days until that holiday arrives!). It was fun to … Continue reading

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See what you started? ...

Thanksgiving is just a week away ... and once again our conversations turn to trying to mesh a variety of schedules to create time for the expected family get-togethers. Six different jobs ... two different college schedules ... an infant … Continue reading

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He Is Risen Indeed!

It's one of my favorite traditions. Fellow believers greet me on Resurrection Sunday with "He is risen," and I get to respond, "He is risen indeed!" Sonlight student Rebekah R Sometimes I get too focused on the tasks of everyday … Continue reading

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Our Apple Tradition...

This past Saturday dawned with mist rising from the Kentucky River over the Palisades. It was one of those memorable mornings when you just want to stand outside with a cup of coffee and watch the day begin. But, I … Continue reading

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