Learning from Your Child’s Differences

Opposites attract. My husband and I teased about this common phrase in our early years together. It definitely defines our relationship. After several years,...

Top 5 Tools for Early Learning

I have a confession: I’m very much a rule follower and people pleaser. In the beginning of my homeschool journey I thought I had...

The High Cost of Homeschooling

How does Germany’s prohibition of homeschooling threaten the civil liberties of American evangelicals? The short answer is: it doesn’t. Nevertheless, conservative groups are warning Americans that...

How to Help Your Children Hear from God

Four a.m. I awoke. This has been a tough year. I have experienced a great deal of loss, and sleeping doesn’t come easily. My...

Home school Students Attend Homeschool Day at the University of Louisiana

UL Lafayette opened it's halls Tuesday to students, some who have never roamed school halls before. Home-schoolers got a chance to learn about tops,...

American School to Attend California Homeschool Convention

The American School is pleased to be an exhibitor at the California Homeschool Convention to be held June 12-14 at the Ontario Convention Center...

How to Handle Burnout

I should be in the middle of teaching history, but I am in the middle of the flu bug with eight kids. The world...

Music – Does It Make Children Smarter?

“Music is a higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy” – Ludwig van Beethoven  There’s no denying Beethoven may have a point. After all, music...

Homeschooling Team Wins Televised Quiz Bowl Against Michigan Public Schools

Isaac Van Loh, 16, says his team’s victory on a Michigan quiz show helped to vindicate homeschooling and prove its rigor. The Lansing Homeschooler...

Watch and Laugh: The Twelve Types of Homeschool Moms

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Finding Freedom from the Four Walls

I never in my life planned to homeschool. When I first learned about homeschooling, which was years before I was married and had children,...

Black Families Cite Racism, Not Religion, as Main Reason They Decide to Home-School

On a quiet street in Detroit, light pours into the back windows of the Kirksey home. In the back of the house the walls...

More Oklahomans Are Choosing to Homeschool

Homeschooled student Giles Shelton sat at his parent’s dining room table on a sunny morning recently and studied biology. Sun rays beamed through a...

Building a Good Reading Environment at Home

Cracking open a book is always exciting, and discovering new books to read is one of the best things about libraries. Not everyone has...

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...

5 Ways to Regulate Video Games for a Peaceful Home

Your kids’ gaming behavior can either bring peace to the household, or a never-ending string of arguments, especially at the call for dinner. How...

The Overflow of a Mother’s Heart

You never quite know how you sound until you hear your own children repeat something you've said. I recently heard my oldest instruct my...

Capture Your Children’s Minds with Exceptional Literature

One of the most attractive aspects of homeschooling is the ability to spend time together reading. Whether it’s reading the Bible together in the...

How to Classically Teach Writing to Your Children

As a Christian, writing well is one of my greatest aspirations—it is another way I can reflect our Lord, the Word made Flesh. I...

How to Create a Nature Journal

“Mom look. I picked these for you.” What mother could resist a generous nosegay of dandelions from her loving 4-year-old? The dandelions are not...