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At HSLDA, we are proud of our member families and the great work they are doing at home. From time to time, we hear stories of exciting opportunities a homeschool student has undertaken, entrepreneurial homeschool family businesses, community-driven homeschool support groups, and many other wonderful experiences. We love to take the opportunity to celebrate with our families and to share our excitement with our other members. The complete stories are available on our member site, but we have included a taste of the amazing things our members are doing here. Enjoy!

And That Is What Training Our Children Is All About: A successful homeschool family and a lasting legacy

By Caitlyn Watson. When you reach the end of your homeschooling journey, which moments will you look back on with joy? What will have been the most important thing that you accomplished? What legacy will you have left with...

Two Cultures, One Family

Meet the McManus family of Ontario. Greg and Lisa and their five children—Moira (18), Wyatt (16), Declan (15), Isaac (11), and Alison (7)—have learned that being a family goes so much deeper than biological ties. In 2005, they were...

Homeschooling: Unlocking the Future for the Youngest iOS App Developer in Canada

By Caitlyn Watson It takes courage to step out into the world and use the gifts you’ve been given to make a difference. It’s difficult to make decisions that will allow you to expand your horizons and explore your...

Homeschool Kids in Action: The Robo Swarm Squad from Airdrie, Alberta

Will and Rebekah Allen’s family has had a busy, but fulfilling and exciting year. Along with five other families, they have been participating in the First LEGO League (FLL) building, designing, and programming a robot. This is the second...

Homeschool Kids in Action: Robo-Raptors Ontario Team

The educational options are endless for homeschooling families. Such a unique journey provides unforgettable experiences. Cathy and Ross Ferrier are experiencing this right now. Their older son being interested in Robotics, they started the Robo-Raptors club and are now...

Homeschool Kids in Action: Raising Funds for World Vision

Cristina MacAldaz is the fourth of Enrique and Laurel’s six homeschooled children. The family resides in Oakville, Ontario, and the children have been homeschooled since they were very young. For the past several years, the MacAldaz family would plan...

Reaching Out: Their Homeschooling Journey

Dan and Nicole Mishchenko of Ontario have decided to add fostering and adoption to their homeschooling journey. The Mishchenkos felt called to fostering five years ago through a series of what Nicole calls “nudges.” They recognized all the gifts...

Homeschooled Hero: Jérémie Papillon

Jérémie Papillon was born in Sept-Îles, Québec as the second child to a family of seven. When he was ready to start school, his father had read a few books on homeschooling and realized this was what he wanted...

Homeschooled Heroes: Determined Not to Fail

“He will never make it academically, get used to it,” the principal and teachers declared to Josh and Susan (not their real names). After two years in a special needs preschool program and one year of public school, education...

Homeschooling Special Needs: School for Us is Repetition

Ken and Linda Bienert are parents of four biological daughters, all grown and away from home, and three adopted children. Andrew who is 13, Bailey 9, and Zachary 8, are victims of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), which is...

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