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Expectations, Insecurities, and Reality Checks: a great #MomChat video

Show of hands: how many homeschool moms have had someone say to them, “Oh I could never homeschool. I’m just not as patient as you.” Or, “Wow, you homeschool? You must be SO organized!” And now, a second show...

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When Dad takes on the teaching role

One of the most significant benefits of homeschooling is that a family can design school and home life in such a way that the individual needs of that family are met. In some cases, the best thing to meet...

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Child Protection Services: What to Know (Part Two)

If you missed Part One of this two-part video series, you will want to catch up to get the whole story on this topic. As Lisa McManus and Kerry Mullenix explained in that video, a knock at the door...

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Child Protection Services: What you need to know (Part One)

The thought of a knock on the door is a scary prospect for most homeschooling families. Rumours fly in homeschool circles about the role of Child Protection Services, often with misinformation and negative expectations attached. HSLDA is very familiar...

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Homeschooling in times of conflict: How HSLDA supports our members

As we all know, homeschooling does not happen in a vacuum. Life still happens. Stresses increase, troubles come, and resources dwindle. Our members often call into the office to discuss how they ought to navigate some of these rocky...

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#momchat Homeschool Insecurities

Our last video update was a conversation between two HSLDA dads. This week, we have two HSLDA moms chatting about some of the issues that shake their confidence to teach at home. Whether it is a comment from a...

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Homeschooling Dads: A #DadChat conversation

Homeschooling dads have a unique role in the education of their kids. Whether you are a work-from-home dad or a dad who goes to the office, you know that your time with your children can be limited. But homeschool...

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Filling out government forms: What you need to know (Part 2 of 2)

As you know, HSLDA believes that parents know their children best and are most equipped to educate and direct the education of their children. Filling out reporting forms is not a lot of fun, but it is an opportunity...

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Filling Out Government Forms: What you need to know (Part 1 of 2)

HSLDA has been a support to homeschooling families as they undertake reporting and notifying obligations from their provinces or local school boards. Our member site has sample paperwork, templates, and up-to-date provincial regulations. Still, reporting can be a bit...

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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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