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HLA Partnership: TelePlay Therapy

Every student needs support. Support can look different for everyone, that’s why HomeLife Academy is excited to announce our new partnership with TelePlay Therapy! When we heard about the services offered through this program, we knew they would be a wonderful resource for our homeschool families who may no longer receive therapy benefits through their

15 Steps to Our Original Purpose: A Testimonial

Sometimes, life is too overwhelming. There are moments when you have to pause in order to prevent an explosion. While juggling the daily physical needs of your family:  laundry, meals, and clean bathrooms, you may also feel the weight of what it means to raise good human beings who have mental and emotional needs. Homeschooling

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Share Your Christmas Traditions with HLA

Thanksgiving has yet to arrive and so many of you already have Christmas on your mind. We also know some of you have already put up your Christmas tree. And that is all right. The Christmas season is a special time of year. Not only is it a time we celebrate the birth of Jesus

Freedom to Train and Equip

by Trisha Goddard Goddard family. Picture courtesy of the Goddard family. Please send our family anywhere in the world on an adventure, because we will make it into the best learning opportunity yet! We love homeschooling. It gives us flexibility as well as unlimited opportunities to learn, even when it means we “have

A Christmas Tradition that Reminds You that You’re Blessed

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HLA Middle and Early High School Counselor Margie Abbitt and her family have always been thankful for their blessings. A simple piece of fruit, an orange, not only had the ability to keep them healthy, but was a regular reminder of their blessings, no matter how small. Stockings were a big deal at our house

A Christmas Tradition that Takes You Around the World

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Kristin Carlton and her family "travel the world" during the Christmas holiday, from the comfort of their home. The season is full of great food and learning, which is something we would expect from a homeschooler. It is only our second year doing this tradition, but we love it! We pick a country and learn

A Christmas Tradition that Remembers the Baby

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HLA homeschool mom Shannon Shultz shares a Christmas memory from her childhood that has remained with her over the years. She has continued the tradition with her children. A true testament that special times spent with family have a strong impact on our children. Picture courtesy of Shannon Shultz. During my childhood, there

A Christmas Tradition that Encourages the Love of Reading

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Many Christmas traditions are a big part of HLA Senior High School Counselor Lani Carey's holiday season. Although her children are grown and now have children of their own, Christmas traditions are still a big part of the holiday season. Lani started a new tradition with her grandchildren, when they were babies, that has sparked

A Christmas Tradition that Shares the Meaning

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The Boogaard family lives in China. Although Christmas is not part of the Chinese culture, the Boogaards still manage to celebrate the season and share what the coming of Jesus means to them. Our family lives in China and we spend Christmas Eve and part of Christmas Day, with our dear friends, in a foster

A Christmas Tradition that Includes Fun and Games

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HLA employees Bob (incoming records and social security) and Phyllis (kindergarten through sixth grade counselor) Broadus have a routine along with their tradition. Their Christmas celebration begins on Christmas Eve and includes playing games. The Broadus Family has always had their Christmas on Christmas Eve. We start with a meal, which is now my homemade