Tag Archives: Family
What an Epiphany | HSLDA Blog

What An Epiphany

Dear Family and Friends, Well, it’s that time of year again. That time when our mailbox fills up with lovely cards from all our friends and relations, most of whom appear to be organized enough to pose for Christmas pictures before Thanksgiving, sending us tidings of good cheer. Since I’m already so far behind on […]

A Family Project | HSLDA Blog

A Family Project

My grandfather ate dinner with us many, many evenings when I was a kid. He was always quizzing us on our multiplication tables and the parts of speech. My parents homeschooled all of us kids for most of our schooling years. My grandfather loved to be involved in our schooling. Or maybe he was just […]


Advent Adventures

My husband is a church nerd. He truly enjoys church services, Scripture readings, and observing traditional feasts and seasons. Although he’s fine putting up the Christmas tree early in December and likes listening to Christmas music throughout the month, he still makes a distinction: Until December 25, we are not in the Christmas season. We’re […]

The Gift of Presence | HSLDA Blog

The Gift of Presence

It’s Christmastime! The holiday lights are beginning to appear on houses in our neighborhood, Christmas trees are going up, and Christmas music is playing in every store. I am not one of those people who go nuts with the festivities, but I think it’s safe to say that this is my favorite time of year. […]


Connecting with Patients: An Interview with Kim Tackson | Homeschool Helpers

Kim Tackson is an emergency room nurse and cardiac stress testing nurse. Kim’s husband is a firefighter. The Tacksons have two young children, whom they homeschool. HSLDA: What does homeschooling look like for your family? What’s your favorite experience from it? Kim Tackson: I currently homeschool my 5-year-old daughter. My 2-year-old son participates, but obviously […]