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The Parable of Balance (A Personal Experience)

In this parable, Sara creatively shares how her family has learned to balance homeschooling duties.

An Ultimate Field Trip: Taking the Kids to China

Researching before a trip can make it more meaningful when you go! 

Veteran Homeschoolers: “You Can Do This!”

Weeks into coronavirus-induced school-at-home, the media is reporting that many parents feel overwhelmed. But longtime homeschoolers want these families to know it doesn’t have to be this way.

Something is Better than Nothing: Adding Bible Study to Your School Day

If you’re just starting out, struggling with a routine, or falling off the wagon, I hope these thoughts are encouraging.

Let Your Kids Help in the Kitchen! Here’s How

n my own family’s chore rotation, one child was designated as assistant cook for two months at a time, shadowing me in the kitchen to (a) learn cooking skills and (b) spend some one-on-one time with mom.

12 Ways to Create Community and Love Our Neighbors

From picking up groceries for a neighbor to writing an encouraging card, here are some ideas for cultivating community. 

Road Trips are Good for the Soul

How do you raise travelers vs. tourists? This homeschooling mom and travel veteran shares her tips. 

Keep Homeschooling Free

An HSLDA attorney tells why as a teen he asked his parents to homeschool him, describes how effective the educational option is and explores why it should not be banned.

Sour and Savory: Homeschooling Failures and Successes

Sometimes you have to experiment to figure out what’s best for your own family.  

Introducing new series: HSLDA’s Response to Harvard Professor Bartholet

Bartholet's Harvard Magazine article recites the opinion that homeschooling is not only a health and safety risk for children but also a threat to society—and that homeschooled kids could become enemies of the state. HSLDA responds.

5 Ideas for Homeschooling with Preschoolers

It may see counter-intuitive, but try giving your preschooler time and attention early in the day.

How do you cultivate community for you and your kids?

As a homeschooling parent, do you run out of time to make or connect with friends? Here are creative, accessible, intentional everyday ways to find and nurture community and support for you—and for your kids!

Summer Is Coming: An Imaginary Correspondence

You won’t believe how busy I’ve been, getting ready for you. It turns out that of my three other correspondents—Schedule, Creativity, and even Wasting Time—we need all of them to get the most out of your visit.

How Can I Homeschool If I Don’t Like Teaching?

Sometimes you just need to process through your options . . .  

7 Tips for a Great Homeschool Graduation

It’s time to celebrate! 

Skeletons, Skipping, and Sofas: Lesser-Known Perks of Homeschooling

It’s a perk of homeschooling that you can stop to look at skeletons on the side of the road.

Finding the Time for Priorities

“Don’t say ‘no,’ just so that you can be a little less inconvenienced. Say ‘no’ so you can say ‘yes’ to what God is putting on your heart.”

5 Ways to Avoid Homeschool Burnout

Why over-scheduling isn’t worth it. 

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Homeschoolers Serve with a Smile During Pandemic

From distributing food to making masks—and just offering encouragement—homeschool families have been creative in finding ways to serve their communities during the COVID-19 crisis.
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