Home School Legal Defence Association Of Canada
HSLDA membership is the homeschool resource you need

HSLDA membership is the homeschool resource you need!

You have bought the pencils and notebooks. You have binders and glue sticks galore. You may have a designated spot to do schoolwork each day, or you may have books and assignments consuming your dining room table. You are...

Checking in: how are the early homeschool days going?

Checking in: how are the early homeschool days going?

With eager excitement and great resolve to do well by your kids, you have begun homeschooling. How are you doing? Is it everything you hoped? Or everything you feared?! Homeschooling is not for the faint of heart: it will...

Pulling Kids out of school

Pulling Kids Out of School? Call HSLDA first.

Congratulations, parents! You have survived the early days of Back-to-School in Covid. Maybe it has been easier than you expected, and all is well. However, for many of you, the transition to staggered start school, alternating week schedules, socially...

Cooking to Learn while Learning to Cook

Cooking to Learn while Learning to Cook

by Louise Frazer Recently we discussed the educational value of ordinary tasks. Something everyone is doing more of in these days of quarantine and confinement is cooking, an activity the whole family can enjoy. The possibilities are limitless, from...

The Struggle is Real for Traditional Homeschoolers Too – Overcoming during the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Struggle is Real for Traditional Homeschoolers Too – Overcoming during the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Dinah Whitton As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, my family and I have stopped counting every time someone says “you must be used to this”. It’s alarming how many people actually think that homeschooling includes isolation from our community...

Why Choose Homeschooling?

Why Should I Choose Homeschooling as an Education Option for my Child?

Families choose homeschooling for a variety of reasons. Here are 10 great reasons to homeschool: 1. Flexibility: Homeschooling is all about flexibility. Hours of the day, days of the week, locations, courses, worldviews, learning methods, curriculum, holidays, etc. All...

Finding an Extraordinary Education in the Ordinary

Finding an Extraordinary Education in the Ordinary

by Louise Frazer Circumstances have thrown you and your children together under the same roof and as everyone scrambles to cope, you may wonder how to keep working, maintain order, and good family relations while largely confined for an...

Building Resilience in Kids During a Crisis

How to Successfully Manage Anxiety While Building Resilience in Kids During a Crisis

By Dinah Whitton Adults and children alike are struggling with anxious thoughts during this unprecedented time in our history. While this is completely normal, how we deal with anxiety is critical to the health and well being of children....

Quebec Update: News from the DEM

Quebec Update: News from the DEM

Dear member: We hope you and your family are staying well as our communities navigate the many challenges brought to every area of life by COVID-19. We wanted to get in touch with a few updates and points to...

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As a home educator you know the benefits of having access to solid resources to maximize your time and achieve your goals. For over 25 years HSLDA has been working diligently to support homeschool families like yours by providing everything needed to succeed. Expert legal support, insurance coverage, and advice from our experienced staff are just some of the many benefits of joining HSLDA.

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