Thanks, Mom

Fall 2019 / Amy Sloan There is nothing like being a parent to make you realize just how hard your own parents worked to raise you into a (semi) well-adjusted adult. It’s only as a homeschool mom that I have begun to appreciate how much I owe my own homeschool moms. Yes, moms—because not only do I have a personal experience with my own wonderful mother and her homeschooling, but my fabulous mother-in-law was also a homeschooler. They were both within that first heroic wave of homeschool pioneers. Their supplies and curriculum were limited....

Why We Must Continue the Fight

Fall 2019 / Brenda Brown Not many of us today worry when we are at the park with our children or shopping for groceries in the middle of the day that we are going to be questioned about why our children are not in school. We don’t live in fear that a truancy officer might be knocking at our door demanding answers. With more than 90,688 homeschools representing approximately 226,720 students in the 2018-2019 school year, the modern homeschool movement in North Carolina has grown at an annual compound growth rate of sixteen percent...

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...

Hornets 2019

3rd Annual NCHE Homeschool Night with the Charlotte Hornets Friday, December 27, 2019, 7 p.m. tip-off Spectrum...

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,...