Freedom From the Four Walls

River, Lily and Canyon preparing to take an airplane flight over our city. By Jennifer Smeltser I never in my life planned to homeschool. When I first learned about homeschooling, which was years

By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Family Focus|

Homeschooling with Little Ones: There’s More To It Than Just Keeping Them Quiet

By Janelle Knutson It can be quite a challenge trying to home educate older children with little ones around. I don’t know how many times I went to bed feeling like a homeschool mom failure

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: How To Homeschool|

How To Ease Back Into Your School Routine

Do you sometimes feel like a Nike commercial when it comes to returning to your regular school routine after summer break? Our motivation regarding school should be immediate. There is no room for hesitation with

By |August 8th, 2017|Categories: How To Homeschool|

Barnes & Noble Educator Appreciation Days

One child may not smile at you when you hand them their Spanish exam. Another one may ask (again) for a detailed explanation as to why they have to show their math work every single

HLA Prep Opens Doors for Florida Athletes

In an effort to more effectively serve our Florida families, we would like to introduce HLA Preparatory School (HLA Prep)! HLA Prep is a new school that was created for our Florida student-athletes. It will allow our

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: Sports & Activities|Tags: |

We Love Convention Season

Pictured (l to r): April Parkerson, Anne Hidalgo and HLA mom Marie White. One of our favorite times of the year is convention season. It gives us an opportunity to meet so many

By |July 11th, 2017|Categories: Events|