Spring 2017

Spring 2017

Volume: 
35
Issue: 
2
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to Friday, June 30, 2017

GREENHOUSE is NCHE's flagship publication. 

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The following articles from this issue are available online:

Title Category
When Life Gives You Lemons

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.

Field Trips, Activities, Vacations, Encouragement
We Were Fashioned for Faith

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?"

Faith, Biblical Principles, Family Life
How to Introduce Your Preschooler to Money and Banking

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.

Pre-schooler, Activities, Practical Helps, Math
You Can Do It Alone

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.

Faith, Biblical Principles, Methods, Encouragement, Support
Where God Guides, He Provides

When my husband and I discussed having children, we always knew that we would homeschool them. As a child, I had always enjoyed playing school with my dolls and little sister. The opportunity to teach my children at home seemed like a dream, almost too good to be true!

Faith, Biblical Principles, Mothers, Encouragement
Moving from Discipline to Discipleship

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?"

Encouragement, Family Life, Parenting, Faith, Biblical Principles, Character
How I Embrace Technology in My Homeschool

Over the last sixteen years I have taught my kids using a set curriculum and also curriculum I developed. I am a planner by nature, so I order from the library or purchase supplements to our main curriculum well in advance, making notes even in the summer.

Practical Helps, Methods, Unit Studies
This Is Your Year to Come to the Thrive! Conference!

The 2017 homeschool conference season is upon us, and with it comes the big one here in North Carolina. The Thrive!

From the President, Conferences, Encouragement
Homeschoolers Win Sportsmanship Award at State Robotics Qualifying Event

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

Events, Sports, Activities
Is Your Kid’s Flame of Energy Burning Low?

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.

Encouragement, Parenting, Family Life, Practical Helps
NCHEAC Volleyball and Soccer Awards Given in Greensboro

In the fall of 2016, North Carolinians for Home Education Athletic Commission (NCHEAC) held the girls volleyball and boys soccer tournaments in Greensboro.

Sports, Events, Activities
Hickory Hawks Become 2016 NACA Champs

The Hickory Hawks football team is proud to announce that they are the National Association of Christian Athletics (NACA) 2016 National Football Champions! The Hawks defeated a team from Alabama 35 to 14. During the tournament, a total of thirty-five boys accepted Jesus as their Lord and Savior.

Sports, Activities, High School