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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...

#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...

Homeschooling through Elementary School Works! A Successful Homeschool Graduate shares her experience.

By Rachael Horrocks Seven-year-old me had no interest in being homeschooled. I loved first grade in public school, where I had friends who shared their snacks and a teacher who let me finish math class early and write stories....

So, you are thinking about homeschooling elementary school: Why the idea isn’t so crazy after all

Keeping your children home for preschool may have made sense to you. Kids do seem so little when that school bus pulls up for the first time. But come grade one, the societal expectation is certainly that kids will...

Québec update: Western Québec School Board’s proposed homeschooling policy

By Louise Frazer Homeschooling parents find some school boards are easier to deal with than others. Western Québec is one that has a reputation among homeschooling families for being particularly difficult. Homeschooling parents on the WQSB territory have frequently...

Homeschooled Hero: André Riendeau

“Looking back, André says that ‘this is probably one of the most valuable gains of homeschooling: [you] can’t run away from conflict.’” Working through conflict, growing through flexibility, and learning to live in the moment are some of the...

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Homeschool Experience Prevails Over Youth Protection

Mélanie and Dominic homeschool their two young daughters in Québec. Following their decision to do so, they faced a lot of pressure from the school board to reproduce public school at home. This is a typical scenario in their...

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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 30 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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