Treasure Finders—Homeschool with Special Needs

Treasure Finders—Homeschool with Special Needs

Spring 2021/Natalie Vecchione “I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well.” Psalm 139:14 My name is Natalie Vecchione, and I am blessed to be a treasure finder. Our family has been living in...

If Your Child Has a Disability, Don’t Forget the Goal

If Your Child Has a Disability, Don’t Forget the Goal

Graduate 2021/Sandra Peoples My teenager who has dyslexia started out as a homeschooler, went to public school for a few years, and has returned to homeschooling for high school. In the early years, it was easy to ignore the benchmarks and milestones and work at a...

Homeschooling High School: Yes, You Can!

Homeschooling High School: Yes, You Can!

Graduate 2021/Whitney Cranford Crowell Two years ago today, as I write this, I sat in a local pizza parlor with my husband and then thirteen-year-old daughter. We’d just attended an information session that was the last in a series of research inquiries we were...

Home: A Place for Our Children to Bloom

Home: A Place for Our Children to Bloom

Graduate 2021/Matthew McDill There is a photograph of a rose on the cover of this graduate issue of the GREENHOUSE. You may have noticed that there is a rose on the cover of all of our graduate issues. This choice contains an important meaning and is a part of the...

Out of the Mouth of Babes

Out of the Mouth of Babes

Graduate 2021/Steve Demme Last summer I had the privilege of speaking at a state homeschool conference. On Friday, I led a few men’s workshops and offered the book, The Christian Home and Family Worship, for free to those who would commit to reading all ninety pages...

“I Don’t Want to Go to College. Wait—Yes, I Do.”

“I Don’t Want to Go to College. Wait—Yes, I Do.”

Spring 2021/Matthew McDill I’d like to tell you a story about what happened with one of my high school students that points to several important homeschooling principles: In NC, the parents decide what is required for a student to graduate, not the state or any other...

Putting on the Yellow Margarine Container

Putting on the Yellow Margarine Container

Spring 2021/Steve Demme When I travel, I prefer to fly on Southwest Airlines. One of the reasons is that the crew has a sense of humor. On one flight, the person giving the instructions about how to buckle, where to locate the exit rows, that there should be no...

If You Want Them to Love Learning—then Don’t Kill It!

If You Want Them to Love Learning—then Don’t Kill It!

Spring 2021/Todd Wilson As I write this, the world is trying to figure out how to get back to normal after the COVID-19 pandemic. To tell you the truth, I’m ready for normal—at the same time knowing that once we get back to normal, I’ll be wishing we were back in the...

Music for Your School

Music for Your School

Spring 2021/Evelyn Bickley Rock-a-bye, baby, in the tree top…Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream…Jingle bells, jingle bells…Away in a manger, no crib for a bed… The songs that you learned as a child and that may have immediately come back to you just now...

The Tie That Binds

The Tie That Binds

Spring 2021/Jessica Frierson Have you ever gone through an experience where you look back and wonder, “How on earth did I just make it through that?” If so, then you know just where our family is right now. In the past few months, I have been interviewed by our local...