Homeschoolers Rattled After Education Secretary John King Says Homeschool Families Aren’t Giving Their Children...

U.S. Education Secretary John King created a flurry of frustration and fear among homeschool advocates last week with comments viewed as ignorant at best...

Energy Distribution Company, NiSource, Changes Hiring Decision because Well-Qualified Applicant Was Homeschooled

An Indiana company that had offered a well-qualified graduate a job suddenly withdrew the job offer when it was discovered the applicant was homeschooled. NiSource,...

‘Home School Student’ Redefined for HOPE Scholarship

By virtue of the enactment of Senate Bill 1773 on March 28, 2014, the Tennessee Legislature updated the definition of a “home school student”...

Why Moms Should Consider Finding a Mentor for Their Daughter

Some of you might have grown up hearing Dick Clark play songs on American Bandstand, asking for ratings from eager teens. If it was...

Parenthood – You’re Not the Only One

We don’t write on the baby. Please don’t lick the car. How can you not know what hit you? The bruise is between your eyes. When you...

How to Homeschool an Only Child

Looking around at the homeschool families you know in your co-op, support group, or church, you might observe that most consist of more than...

Education Secretary In England Fears Homeschooling Is ‘Poisoning’ Kids

The education secretary has ordered officials to review home education in England over fears that parents could be "poisoning" their children's minds. According to senior...

In Effort to Take Over Homeschooling, Government to Allow Irish Children Determine Whether Parents...

Artillery for the Northern Ireland government's takeover of homeschooling, stockpiled by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), is being...

19 Homeschool Blogs Worth Reading

I’m a terrible blog reader. Terrible. Here’s the thing — I read blogs sporadically. So I read a lot of blogs, but often, I read a...

Homeschool in the Polar Vortex

When I saw the news reports that a second wave of the polar vortex was heading for Chicago, I knew that school would be...

The Original Low-Tech Tool for Homeschoolers

We indeed live in an amazing time with incredible technology that can do so much for us. The computer is no longer a large,...

Common Core, Testing, and Your Rights

No doubt you have heard the uproar surrounding the Common Core State Standards, or CCSS. You may not be aware of the realities of...

How to Build a Strong Work Ethic in Your Kids

Today is my first son’s first day at his first job. Josh is rarin’ to go, but pauses for a hug and a blessing before...

5 Ways for a Homeschooling Mom to Get Some Rest

Guess what? It’s May, and for many of us that means it’s time to kick back. I also realize that quite a lot of...

U.S. Congressmen Meet with German Ambassador to Urge Homeschooling Freedom

Three United States Congressmen recently met with German Ambassador Peter Ammon to discuss the importance of the freedom to home school. Representatives Daniel Webster (R-FL),...

How to Build a LEGO Robotics Team

Take several homeschooled boys, aged 10–14, add a pile of LEGO bricks, a robot, and a challenge to solve, and you get a LEGO...

Armed Forces Finally Accept Homeschool Enlistees on Equal Terms

Is your son or daughter interested in a career in the U.S. Armed Forces? HSLDA is pleased to announce that finally, homeschool graduates are...

4 Ways to Teach Your Homeschooler the Real Meaning of Christmas

This time of year can be magical, when celebrating Christ’s birth, enjoying familytime, and nurturing family traditions elevates our hearts and experiences, and when...

FamilyLife Ministry on What Parents Must Know About Dealing With a Prodigal Child

The life of a parent can be rewarding and joyful beyond description, but it can at times also be challenging in a way that...