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  1. February—“8 Ways to Focus on Relationships


  1. January—“9 Tips for Juggling Life—and Lesson Plans—Like a Pro
  2. February—“10 Things I Learned Along My Homeschool Journey
  3. March—“It’s Homeschool Testing Season!
  4. April—“4 Tips for Getting Your Child Excited about Science
  5. May—“5 Tips for Finishing Your Homeschool Year Strong
  6. June—“5 Tips for a Solid Start in Your New School Year
  7. July—“9 Tear-Free Tips for Teaching Writing
  8. October—“Plan and Track your Child’s Progress
  9. November—“Help! My Child Loves Structure, but I’m a Free Spirit (and Other Opposite-Personality-Style Clashes)


  1. January—“Homeschooling—Where Do You Start?
  2. February—“Testing Basics
  3. March—“Homeschooling through Hospitality
  4. April—“Talent, IQ, or Grit? Helping Your Child to Succeed
  5. May—“The Life-Changing Gift of Friendship
  6. June—“Finishing Your Homeschool Year
  7. July—“Let Your Kids Help in the Kitchen! Here’s How
  8. August—“Cultivating a Heart of Kindness
  9. September—“13 Tips and Tricks for Occupying the Littles
  10. October—“Holidays as Homeschool Curriculum
  11. November—“Encouraging Gratitude through Thank-you Notes
  12. December—“10 Last-Minute Christmas Ideas for Families


  1. January—“Creating Your Own Opportunities
  2. February—“To Expect or Not to Expect—That is the Question. What IS ‘Normal’ in the Elementary Years?
  3. March—“Enhancing Your Child’s Language Skills
  4. April—“Homeschool Civics for Elementary Years: Inspiration in Tumultuous Times
  5. May—“Homeschooling Your Internationally Adopted Child
  6. June—“School’s Out—Now What?
  7. July—“Lesson Planning 101
  8. August—“Cool Stuff I Found at Homeschool Conventions
  9. September—“Organize Your Home—Energize Your Homeschool!
  10. October—“Everything You Wanted to Know about How HSLDA Helps You Homeschool
  11. November—“Making the Most of Middle School (part one)
  12. December—“What to Expect of Your Middle School Student (part two)


  1. January—“Help for Your New Year’s Homeschooling Resolutions
  2. February—“Testing Basics
  3. March—“Read Aloud to Build Skills and Relationships
  4. April—“Aaand … We’re Off! … Like a Dirty Shirt
  5. May—“Is It Really Time to Plan for Next Year Already?
  6. June—“Science for Preschool through Middle School
  7. July—“So You’re Switching to Homeschooling … Now What?
  8. August—“Joyful Homeschooling
  9. September—“You Aren’t in This Alone
  10. October—“When Mom Goes Back to Work
  11. November—“To Grade or Not to Grade
  12. December—“A Recipe for Fun—and Cookies!


  1. January—“We Interrupt This Homeschool …
  2. February—“Mid-Winter Blahs? Take a Snow Day!
  3. March—“Spring into … Convention Season!
  4. April—“I Hated Homeschool
  5. May—“Cool Stuff I Found at Homeschool Conventions
  6. June—“Summertime … and the Learnin’ is Easy
  7. July—“Cool Stuff I Found at Homeschool Conventions (Part 2)
  8. August—“Back-to-(Home)School Basics
  9. September—“Pen Pals
  10. October—“ Everyday Math for Young Learners
  11. November—“Giving ‘Thanks’
  12. December—“Last-Minute Christmas Ideas for Families;


  1. January—“You Spoke, We Listened
  2. February—“Testing Basics
  3. March—“Art for the Homeschool
  4. April—“Stir Up a Little Homeschool Enthusiasm
  5. May—“What Records Should You Keep?
  6. June—“Aaand … We’re Off!
  7. July—“Heartache and Heartstrings
  8. August—“Raising Kids Who Help at Home
  9. September—“Kids in the Kitchen
  10. October—“You Asked—HSLDA’s Toddlers to Tweens Answered!
  11. November—“Dry Bones
  12. December—“Cultivating the Habit of Kindness


  1. January—“Got Resolutions? Let HSLDA Help!
  2. February—“Got the Winter Homeschool Blahs
  3. March—“Homeschooling the Young Learner
  4. April—“From East to West, Which Test is Best?
  5. May—“Navigating the Used Curriculum Route
  6. June—“Creating Our Own Opportunities
  7. July—“Organizing Your Home for Success
  8. August—“Field Trips 101
  9. September—“Five Roadblocks to Homeschool Success
  10. October—“Teaching Geography
  11. November—“Grateful for the Gift of Parenthood
  12. December—“How to Start Homeschooling Mid-Year


  1. January—“Training in Diligence and Thoroughness
  2. February—“Keeping Preschool in Perspective
  3. March—“Surrendering to the Seasons of Life
  4. April—“Getting the Most out of Your Homeschool Convention
  5. May—“Cool Stuff I Found at Homeschool Conventions
  6. June—“How Did You Do This Year?
  7. July—“Where Do You Start? Placement Tests and Other Orientation Tools
  8. August—“Homeschooling on a Shoestring—Spotlight On: Social Studies
  9. September—“Homeschooling on a Shoestring—Spotlight On: Science
  10. October—“Homeschooling on a Shoestring—Spotlight On: Math
  11. November—“Twelve Tips for Happy and Productive Parenting
  12. December—“Homeschooling on a Shoestring—Spotlight On: Language Arts


  1. December —“Raising Kids Who Help at Home—Part Two
  2. November —“Raising Kids Who Help at Home—Part One: Laying a Foundation
  3. October—“How Do They Learn?
  4. September—“Lesson Planning: Strategy for Success
  5. August—“Extracurricular Activities
  6. July—“Help! I’m Organizationally Challenged!
  7. June—“What I Did on My Summer Vacation (Traveling with Children)
  8. May—“Finding the Gift in Your Child
  9. April—“Deliberate Devotions
  10. March—“What Should I Be Teaching?
  11. February—“Testing and Evaluations
  12. January—“Mid-Year Motivation


  1. December—“Making the Most of the Middle School Years
  2. November—“Homeschool Fun and Games
  3. October—“Holidays as Homeschool Curriculum
  4. September—“Civics for Preschool thru Middle School
  5. August—“‘Jump Start’ to a Joyful School Year
  6. July—“Multi-Level Teaching: Homeschooling More than One Child
  7. June—“A Father’s Role
  8. May—“Lessons Learned—Finishing the School Year
  9. April—“End-of-Year Assessments

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