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GREENHOUSE: Nurturing Home Education in North Carolina and Beyond
18 Oct 2017

NCHE Athletic Commission (NCHEAC) operates under North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) to provide leagues and tournaments in the traditional high school sports. Check out this year's schedule!

11 Oct 2017

Does thinking about the new school year make you feel kind of sick? Or sad? Are you putting off ordering curriculum, because you really don't want to face how far behind you feel? Do you just dread the whole thing, because you just hadn't done what you'd hoped you would last year?

27 Sep 2017

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, including summer break. Between unexpected events and a good bit of procrastination, I keep pushing back the start of our new year. It would seem I have a touch of the "back to school blues!"

20 Sep 2017

Back-to-school for kids who go to traditional school means back packs, locker chandeliers, and the school list that we spy other moms trying to fill in the local Walmart. These traditions don't always work for those of us who school in our PJs.

13 Sep 2017

The NC Division for Non-Public Education (DNPE) has implemented a major change in their school database that affects homeschools.

23 Aug 2017

In Jessica's sixteen years of homeschooling, she has had very few scheduled field trips. She has, however, enjoyed quite a few spontaneous ones. She has learned over the years to make lemonade when life gave her lemons.

16 Aug 2017

One summer night during a severe thunderstorm, a mother was tucking her small son into bed. She was about to turn the light off when he asked in a trembling voice, "Mommy, will you stay with me all night?"

9 Aug 2017

Should kids who are still learning how to count be introduced to the grown-up world of money management? Absolutely! It's never too early to start teaching your children about money and the importance of financial responsibility.

12 Jul 2017

Since my daughter, Olivia, was born five years ago, I knew I desperately wanted to homeschool her. I was mortified at the options available in my local school system, and my daughter's safety was of my highest concern.

14 Jun 2017

When my husband and I discussed having children, we always knew that we would homeschool them.

31 May 2017

On behalf of the NCHE board of directors, I offer congratulations to our graduates! A common question directed to graduates is, "What's next after you graduate?"

24 May 2017

Just as you have taken every opportunity to effectively help your student prepare for each stage of his education, now that your student is heading off to college, there's still a bit more parenting work to do.

17 May 2017

Today, America is not changing from Christian to secular but from secular to pagan.

3 May 2017

The last time my mom tried to spank me, I was just about as big as she was. Of course, my mother is a pretty small lady! As she approached me in the hallway with the discipline utensil, I reasoned with her, "Mom, can't we talk about this?"

26 Apr 2017

Over the last sixteen years I have taught my kids using a set curriculum and also curriculum I de

19 Apr 2017

The 2017 homeschool conference season is upon us, and with it comes the big one here in North Car

5 Apr 2017

NC Triad Robotics hosted its very first state-qualifying event on February 4 that included four teams from separate cities in NC.

29 Mar 2017

There are so many articles about combating stress for parents, but what about our kids? Diane answers the question, and she shares suggestions for helping your child with burnout.

22 Mar 2017

In the fall of 2016, North Carolinians for Home Education Athletic Commission (NCHEAC) held the g

15 Mar 2017

The Hickory Hawks football team is proud to announce that they are the National Association of Ch

15 Feb 2017

If you visit with me you’re sure to hear the words, “I heard on a podcast recently,” come out of my mouth within the first few minutes of our conversation. While in the past many folks followed their favorite blogs, there is now a sweeping move towards keeping up with content through podcasts.

8 Feb 2017

Sometimes our lives feel like we have been thrown into a rushing river.

1 Feb 2017

In all my years of teaching experience—as a middle school English teacher in public and private s

25 Jan 2017

If I had a magic wand, I would use it to solve the financial struggles of the sadly growing number of single homeschool moms. Too many women are finding themselves forced to reluctantly consider separation and/or divorce. This choice leads to new, seemingly insurmountable problems, with the most critical issues being how to support yourself and your children... 

11 Jan 2017

I remember many years ago hearing one of my relatives talk about his associate pastor in another

14 Dec 2016

Flexibility is one of the greatest advantages of homeschooling.

7 Dec 2016

Sometimes it’s hard to admit that we may need help with our homeschool.

30 Nov 2016

It was early summer and our family was already thinking about the upcoming school year.

16 Nov 2016

The year my son went to Alaska with his Boy Scout Troop, I earnestly began to ponder how we could

9 Nov 2016

If I had a dime for every question I asked my girls throughout our years of homeschooling, we wou

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