LDSHE Blog

We have collected inspirational ideas and practical tips from our LDSHE mentor parents and speakers, along with those of homeschool product designers and authors. Enjoy a dose of wisdom whenever you wish!

Boys Who Read

Ruth Mitchell is an author and mother of four living in San Diego, California. She works as a publicist for Immort Works Press, a small

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When Failure Isn’t

by Alyson Redford So often my balance between important things and urgent things gets skewed, not always by choice but by necessity, and then I

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Health in 2021

by Jen Altman. Originally published at Chestnut Grove Academy, on January 5, 2015, updated December 2020. Used by permission. I know it’s nothing extraordinary, but

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Socialization

by Jen Altman. Originally published at Chestnut Grove Academy, on January 23, 2014. Used by permission. One of the number one concerns that comes up

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Finding Your Tribe

It seems strange to be talking about loneliness during the month of love (aka Valentine’s Day), but let’s face it, homeschooling is often a lonely

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Their Perfect Mom

By Lisa Larson Several years ago I attended a Time Out for Women event in Orlando. Mercy River was one of the performers and they

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Lessons from Homeschool

By Nick Jones, Homeschool Graduate I graduated way, way back in 2010. We had the graduation ceremony at Southern Virginia University, and there were only

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Six Poems You Can Write

From Penny Gardner’s “Beautiful Works” class given at the 2015 youth conference. Listen the whole recorded class here in our audio library. Here are six

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New LDSHE Library

Exciting news! On October 15, we are launching our new online support pages: the LDSHE Library. Our team has been hard at work and we’re

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The Spatula Principle

By Jennie Jones, former LDSHE Youth Conference Director Each year about a dozen youth are chosen to be the Youth Conference Team, who plan the

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