The Community God Built

Fall 2019 / Briggs GreenwoodDear Fellow Homeschooling Momma,I hope this letter finds you well. After experiencing seventeen summers thus far on our home education journey, I am aware of how daunting fall and a new school year can feel. Take heart! You are not alone! Thousands of other North Carolina parents are feeling the same way. We are in this together, and with the guidance of our Mighty God, this journey can be a life-changing adventure and not just an exhausting marathon. When I was a new homeschooling momma, I had the great blessing...

You Can’t Do It Alone

Fall 2019 / Matthew McDill Most of us have run off the side of the road before. And most of us know that one of the most important things to avoid in that situation is to overcorrect. If you overcorrect, you will get out of one ditch and find yourself in the ditch across the road. There is usually a ditch on both sides of an issue. With the issue of parental responsibility in training our children, most of us have already escaped the ditch of abdication. We have not given to anyone else our responsibility to raise and educate our children....

Lay Socialization Fears to Rest

Graduate 2019 / by Chris Ruminski Have you ever been overjoyed when someone asked, “Well, what about socialization?” when discussing homeschooling with you? While you, the research community, and I all know that homeschooled children are usually better socialized than any child in traditional schools, it is a part of our children’s lives for which we are responsible. Fortunately, I have a new tool for you to read, enjoy, use, and even suggest to your teens. Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss is worth a read by everyone. Mr....

Miracle on 34th Street field trip

  Miracle on 34th Street Asheville, NC Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Is Kris Kringle, the substitute Macy's Day Parade Santa,...

Alpaca Farm field trip

M&M Alpaca Farm Pittsboro, NC Thursday, November 7 Did you know that alpacas may hum when content?  And cluck...