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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.
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HSLDA to Harvard Prof: Homeschooling is a Fundamental Right

HSLDA has never said that parents have an absolute right to control children. We believe children are a gift from God to parents, and parents are entrusted with the duty to love, protect, nurture, direct, provide for, and educate their children.
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Field Trip Tips: Making the Most of Your Zoo Excursion

What to bring, what to expect, how to minimize the stress on a homeschool field trip to the zoo!
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Kids in the Kitchen: Teaching our Children to Cook

Allowing our kids in the kitchen can allow for important learning opportunities.  
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“Alright, That’s It! The House Is a Mess!” | Helping Kids Accept Consequences

Tired of a messy house? It doesn’t have to stay that way! Here’s this mom’s strategy.
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In Defense of Homeschooling: Writers Respond to Harvard Prof's Call for a Ban

Harvard graduates, journalists, researchers, advocates, and other friends of homeschooling pointed out how Bartholet’s views mischaracterize the movement and threaten freedom.
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Join the Club: Getting Started in Homeschooling

Welcome to the world of homeschooling! This mom is here to show you the ropes to getting started!
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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.
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Road Trips are Good for the Soul

How do you raise travelers vs. tourists? This homeschooling mom and travel veteran shares her tips. 
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Homeschooling as a Team: 3 Dos (and 1 Don’t)

Tip: Don’t ever say this ever to your teammate. 
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The Midweek Sabbath (A Dialogue)

Do you feel like your calendar controls you? Here’s how to push back!
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Cultivating Motivation

It varies from child to child, but here are some ideas. 
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It’s All (Phonics) Fun and (Grammar) Games

Here are some fun ways to sneak extra lessons in! 
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Teaching Our Children About Tragedy

It’s not easy, but don’t be afraid to give them space to grieve. 
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Lights . . . Camera . . . School!

There’s more than one way to beat the winter blues! 
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Your Teen’s Journey: One for the Recordbooks

Why you should keep a high school transcript after your homeschool student graduates, and where you can get one.
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Four Habits from My Homeschooling

The schedule we keep and the habits we maintain dictate how we spend our lives.
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Teen Organizes Backyard Science Symposium

Ethan Cartagena’s love of science made him want to share what he had learned. So he invited teens and professionals to give presentations at his California home.
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Time-Outs, Turbulence, and a Turn-Around

My experience with adapted teaching styles. 
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The Education of Work: My High Schooler's First Job

Whether your first job was scooping ice cream, mowing lawns, or picking strawberries, I’m sure you learned something valuable there. Why not share that experience with your own children? You might just inspire a young entrepreneur.
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