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Amy Koons

Amy is a second-generation homeschooler and a native Californian, transplanted to the Midwest. She loves reading good books, exploring new places, and going on adventures with her four kids.

Daniel Beasley, Esq.

Dan served HSLDA member families as a staff attorney from 2015-2022. He is also a homeschooling dad to 5 children and homeschool graduate.

Introducing Amy Koons to the Blog!

A Journey Worth Starting 

Advent-ures in Reading Aloud: 6 Holiday Favorites

In our homeschool, we look forward to the coming of cold winter for reading books. Here are some holiday favorites.

Cold Days & Winter Tales: The Great Snowflake Photographer

When Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley saw snow up close, he had to share his finds with the world.  

Harvard Panel: Homeschool Parents Share Success Stories

After six weeks of reports from academics, a Harvard conference on home education gave homeschooling parents the last word.

State Homeschool Organizations

State homeschool organizations can be a tremendous resource for information and opportunities. Browse our index to find yours!

Here’s Why Good People Oppose "Reasonable" Homeschool Regulation

Harvard Professor Elizabeth Bartholet laments the fact that vigilant parents have historically resisted attempts to impose more regulations on homeschooling. Here are eight reasons why even well-meaning regulations can do more harm than good.

Don’t Ban Homeschooling Based on Stereotypes

Homeschooling is one of the best things that has happened to me, in part because it allowed my parents to teach moral and religious values right along with academic and hands-on instruction.