I See You, Little Homeschooling Momma!

I See You, Little Homeschooling Momma!

Fall 2018 / by Becky Seamon Are you tired of dry shampoo and yesterday's leggings, praying that you understand today’s math problem, holding on to the wiggly soul while searching for something presentable to feed the starving, and having lessons half...

Even Homeschoolers Can Have Prodigal Children

Even Homeschoolers Can Have Prodigal Children

Spring 2018 / by Tami Fox In the past year, my family has experienced the pain of a prodigal child. We have homeschooled our children for the last eighteen years. We have provided many hours of spiritual training for all our children. We have sought to...

Five NCHE Scholarships Awarded

Five NCHE Scholarships Awarded

Fall 2018 / by Evelyn Bickley This year NCHE was able to award five scholarships! The scholarship categories were academic, arts, scholar-athlete, HINTS Community Service, and Apologia Missions and Ministry. The NCHE scholarship program was instituted in...

When You Feel like Quitting

When You Feel like Quitting

Spring 2018 / by Becky Seamon The ugly threat gushed quickly from my mouth in a moment of complete frustration. The words, my words, had cut so deep that the wound was unbearable. I saw the salty water brimming in my son’s eyes as he turned to hide the...

Be Watchful, Dads

Be Watchful, Dads

Fall 2018 / by J. Mark Fox I remember when I was seventeen, driving my father’s Oldsmobile in Charlotte. I had gone with two high school friends to check out the university. I remember it like it was yesterday, driving down Independence Boulevard, feeling...

The Value of Grit

The Value of Grit

Spring 2018 / by Diane Helfrich I retired after homeschooling for fourteen years. Our school graduated two students who moved on to college and then graduate school. Ours was not a perfect journey—far from it. We weathered multiple significant illnesses....

How to Create a World of Fun (For You and Your Children)

How to Create a World of Fun (For You and Your Children)

Fall 2018 / by Dava Banner Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or a homeschooler, you will want various activities with friends to enrich your life. Sometimes, you immediately see where you can plug in, and sometimes, you have to dig a little. If you are...

Six Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Homeschooling

Six Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Homeschooling

Fall 2018 / by T.K. Chapman Looking back twelve years to the beginning of our homeschooling journey, I remember well the questions swirling around in my mind. How will we do this? What’s the best way to teach this? Am I doing this right? Did I make a...

Dear Younger Me

Dear Younger Me

Fall 2018 / by Amanda Garner As I stand on the verge of another school year, I can’t help but reflect on the incredible journey I’ve taken down this path called homeschooling. After a decade and a half, I’m amazed at how far I’ve come and how much I’ve...

What to Teach When

What to Teach When

Fall 2018 / by Ivey Deitz How does a homeschool parent know what to teach and when to teach it? What do children need to learn to prepare them for their future? What resources are available to make sure your homeschool is on track as your children progress...