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GREENHOUSE: Nurturing Home Education in North Carolina and Beyond
May 15, 2013

Sometimes in life things get thrown at you, and they knock the wind out of you.

May 8, 2013

Not everyone has the time to scavenge around the Internet to find informative, fun, and education

May 1, 2013

A poem

Apr 24, 2013

When Chris and I first became parents just over twenty-four years ago, we didn’t know a thi

Apr 17, 2013

I am blessed to be raising a family of second-generation homeschoolers.

Apr 9, 2013

The 2013 NCHE Athletic Commission Basketball Championships were played in February. February 15-16 the eastern regional took place in Wake Forest, while the western regional was in Winston-Salem. The top two teams in each division advanced to the state final four at Greensboro College on February 22-23.

Apr 3, 2013

Hundreds of homeschooled 4-H youth in our state have gained rewards from 4-H participation. In this article, we spotlight 4-H award winners whose families are members of NCHE.

Mar 13, 2013

You are making a difference; so don’t give up.

Feb 27, 2013

How does a homeschooling couple keep their marriage healthy and functional while fulfilling their calling to homeschool their children in an excellent way? We offer four strategies that we strive to practice daily in the midst of our crazy-busy homeschooling lives.

Feb 6, 2013

Genesis 2:18 Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit forhim.”

Jan 23, 2013

For the second consecutive year, the Asheville Trailblazers have swept all three divisions in girls volleyball at the NCHEAC State Championships.

Jan 16, 2013

On October 20, the 2012 NCHE Athletic Commission Cross Country Meet was held in Winston-Salem. We had nearly fifty percent more participants this year than in 2011 with a total of sixty-seven runners

Jan 9, 2013

“Exactly what classes can homeschool students take outside the home and still meet the North Caro

Dec 12, 2012

On June 18, homeschool parents in Iredell County received an invitation from Iredell-Statesville

Nov 7, 2012

After over twenty years of homeschooling, four kids, two dogs, three high school graduations, one college graduation, one wedding and one grandchild, I think I can boil my initial motivation down to one simple answer.

Oct 24, 2012

Oct 10, 2012

It is my pleasure to introduce the inaugural issue of GREENHOUSE magazine, a publication of North

Aug 15, 2012

In December 2011, forty-eight homeschool seniors sent application packets to be considered for on

Aug 8, 2012

I enjoy a good analogy—the comparison between two things for the purpose of clarification.

Jun 27, 2012

“It ain’t fittin’, it just ain’t fittin’,” declared Scarlett O’Hara’s mammy in a scene from Gone

Jun 12, 2012

A while back I received a phone call from my son who attends a Christian college in New York City. We talked about classes, girls and his lack of money; then he got to the real point of his call.

B.F. Skinner with pigeon in laboratory
May 9, 2012

My wife, Debbie, and I began our journey in home education in 1981, and I have been in homeschool

Apr 12, 2012

“My boy’s a platypus!” she gushed enthusiastically.

Jan 18, 2012

A recent weekend I shared with my five sons was meticulously planned. Well, let me qualify that.

Jan 4, 2012

What happens when a creative, enthusiastic, home educator suddenly finds that the wonderful activ

May 1, 2005

Health and life was restored from the waters that flowed pure again. Peter Marshall said that it is the mother who is the modern day keeper of the spring. Her ministry to the family, he said, keeps it glowing with health.

May 1, 2005

In mid-March, Governor Mike Easley proposed to make private, Christian and homeschools accountable to the state Department of Public Instruction (DPI). As soon as the information was verified, NCHE sent out an alert, and homeschool families responded by the thousands. The public reaction brought a delay in action;

May 1, 2005

In light of all the good news, can we blame outsiders for asking, "Is there anything homeschoolers don't do well?"

Mar 1, 2005

But for most of us, this is the life. It’s hard work: bothersome at times, downright troublesome days, but generally speaking—a life we’ve chosen and can’t imagine trading.

I discovered a pattern in much of the educational and policy research that confirms homeschoolers’ commitment and satisfaction.

Mar 1, 2005

There is nothing like the protection that a family can provide as we raise little ones to maturity in the greenhouse of home education. It is a safe place that nurtures these children like olive plants (Psalm 128:3) as they grow up.