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

Spend Family Movie Night at Home

There are many fun ways to spend time together as a family. Homeschooling is not the only way. Insert a laughing emoji. Another one is enjoying a family movie night with everyone huddled together for the evening. Fridays may typically be the night, but family movie night can be enjoyed any evening of the week.

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Learn Something New this School Year

When a new school year rolls around, you probably get excited about what you are going to teach your child. Well, why not? Learning is exciting and fun. With around 180 days of school (or more if you homeschool year-round) ahead of you, that is just enough time for anyone to learn something new. How

How to Plan Before Attending a Homeschool Convention

The big homeschool conventions usually only come around once every year. Because of that, it is always best to prepare, so you may take advantage of the offerings and have a good time. There are usually speakers to hear, workshops to attend and a vendor hall full of curricula to see. The best advice is

Caroline Alexander experiences the ‘thrill of the hill’

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When HomeLife Academy senior Caroline Alexander was not working diligently to complete her senior work for her recent high school graduation in June 2015, you would have probably found her down at the track racing in her Soap Box Derby car. Caroline holds her trophy as the 2015 First Place Super Stock winner in the

Create a Gift Registry to Fill Homeschool Needs

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Gift registries are usually created to mark life changing events in our lives like graduation, marriage and the birth of a child. Often, family and friends want to purchase something that will be useful to the person experiencing a change in their lives. Having a list ready to share of preferred items makes it easier

Family Focus: The Bacon Family

-By Tara Bacon, Homeschooling mom in Tennessee- The Bacons are a new homeschooling family who spend much time traveling to Karting events where their son competes! Read more about their adventure: We are the Bacons from Kingsport, Tennessee.  My name is Tara, I enjoy cooking for friends & family and making memories over a good

Family Focus: The Atkins Family

   By Ginger Atkins, Homeschooling Mom in Tennessee    We believe that having our children at home, even in challenging times, has provided teaching moments and opportunities for each child to develop character and experience real life situations.  We would never claim to have our homeschooling methods perfected.  We experience plenty of chaos everyday.  Over

Family Focus: The Armstrong Family

By Tammy Armstrong, Homeschooling Mom in Tennessee I have started and stopped this article several times. Each time I wonder how to put into words how we homeschool.  Writing down our story makes me think our life sounds more like a rendition of “We Didn’t Start the Fire” where you sing all these words (some

Family Focus: The Brewer Family

By Crystal Brewer, Homeschooling Mom in Tennessee When we first began homeschooling 6 years ago we were completely clueless about what it was supposed to look like. Our first couple of years were very difficult and it was because of my preconceived notions about what 'school' should be at our home. I set up our