Fall Fun | HSLDA Blog

Fall Fun

“When I am in the country, I never wish to leave it; and when I am in town it is pretty much the same. They have each their advantages, and I can be equally happy in either.” ~ Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen Just as Bingley fancied both London and the country best while he was […]

Chess Club | HSLDA Blog

Chess Club

My daughter participated in a chess club, but game strategy was not the most valuable lesson she learned. I have a running list of extracurricular activity ideas for my children, based on their particular strengths or simply based on what I think they would enjoy doing and learning about. This list comes in handy when […]

Readers and Tellers | HSLDA Blog

Readers and Tellers

Here’s my shocking homeschool mom confession for today: I don’t like reading aloud. Both Julie and Tracy have written about their family traditions of reading aloud. And I like it in theory. I just don’t like doing it. Darren does. He’s read aloud the Little House books, James Herriot stories, P.G. Wodehouse’s The Code of […]

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