Written by Dana Wood When my husband and I were first married, for some reason, we got into a debate about how we each saw the passage of time. He saw it as a linear line of calendar pages that tore themselves off as each day passed. I saw time as a huge spiral taking… Continue reading Right Brain? Left Brain? Does It Really Matter?
From Penny Gardner's "Beautiful Works" class given at the 2015 youth conference. Hear the whole class recording in our audio library for only $1.99. Listen to it here. Here are six different poems you can learn to write today. 1. Cinquain Five short, non-rhyming lines: A one-word title Two descriptive words Three action words Four… Continue reading 6 Poems You Can Write
Written by Katie Wilson There. I’ve admitted it. Despite my reluctance to be defined by one area of interest in my life, I am finally admitting that I am a “book club person.” Or “book clubber.” (No, sounds like someone who sneaks up behind baby seals with a copy of the Oxford English Dictionary as… Continue reading Hello, My Name is Katie, and I Like Book Clubs
Alex Habashi: A former home school student from 1st through 12th grades who served in 2015 as a member of the LDSHE Youth Conference YCT. Unfortunately, summer is now over. With the start of the new school year, there are undoubtedly some of you reading this article who are nervous about what the future --… Continue reading Three Lessons I Learned from College
By Tina Huntsman LDSHE moms leave conference with a head full of new ideas and connections, a guidebook full of notes, and a heart full of a desire to improve their homeschool and life. But how to implement it all? Here are some stories from moms who found a kernel of truth in a class,… Continue reading How Has LDSHE Blessed You?
From Susan Van Cleave’s "Adventures with Shakespeare" class given at the 2015 youth conference. Hear the whole class recording in our audio library for only $1.99 King Henry IV, Part I - Insults Teaching Shakespeare by Rex Gibson 1. Prince Hal: Thou clay-brained guts 2. Falstaff: You starveling 3. Prince Hal: Thou knotty-pated fool… Continue reading 21 Shakespearean Insults from King Henry IV
Written by Melissa Arauz I'm so proud of us. This is turning into my year of stretching myself and apparently my family get taken on those journeys too. We decided we'd go on the "Not Back to School" campout with a few other homeschooling families. I only knew one family, the one who set this… Continue reading New School Year, New Comfort Zone
By Angela Richardson Read other articles written by homeschool graduates I still remember my first LDSHE experience like it was yesterday. I remember watching the YCT and thinking, “Man, these people are too cool.” They were confident, outgoing, joyful, and happy to be there. Me, being a little 13 year old, thought I could never… Continue reading Why I LOVED Being a YCT
Written by Melissa Coombs Read Part 1 of My Journey with My Dyslexic Children here. Part 2: Managing Dyslexia Over the past 13 years I have been through an incredible journey with my four dyslexic children. It has been more of an adventure than I ever imagined I would have as a mother. Getting the… Continue reading How We Manage Dyslexia and You Can Too
Personal Progress is amazing!!! I loved it so much in Young Women, and I am still passionate about it. I worked on Personal Progress a lot during my time in Young Women, because I felt it is what I needed. I struggled with church, and Personal Progress is one of the things that kept me… Continue reading Personal Progress in Your Homeschool