Homeschool Numbers Increase

Are homeschooling numbers increasing in Iowa? (NICHE) Homeschool Iowa representatives were interviewed in a recent news article addressing that question.

3 Real-Life Homeschool Benefits

How about some actual examples of the “real-life” benefits of homeschooling? This Iowa homeschooling mom offers recent samples.

Homeschool Day of Prayer 2018

Join NICHE (Homeschool Iowa) leaders and Christian home educators across the nation in a dedicated day of prayer on Friday, November 2nd.

DIY Homeschool Socialization

How can we connect with other homeschooling families? Where are homeschool socialization opportunities for my children? Here is a bit of history & some ideas for you.

Key to Homeschool Success

Aren’t there many factors that determine homeschooling success or failure? Certainly! Yet, this homeschooling mom of 30+ years names this one key factor. What is it?

What Are Your Homeschooling Motives?

Homeschooling dad, grandfather, speaker, and publisher, Steve Lambert, asks an important question. On what are your homeschooling motives based?

God Knows

What can the Little Brown Church in Vale have to do with homeschooling? Our Homeschool Iowa magazine editor, Jenn Warren, will fill you in.

Meet the NICHE Board

Your state homeschool organization, NICHE, is led by a terrific team of dedicated board members. Since its inception in 1992, NICHE has been served by an amazing roster of homeschooling parents who were willing to offer their time and talents to promote and protect home education in Iowa. Our current board is no exception to that past standard. 

It Only Takes One Small Thing

It Only Takes One Small Thing

Anymore, I don’t run errands during the daytime with my children, mostly because schoolwork and activities have increased as my twins have gotten older. I have also become more conscious of the attention we draw. If I am with only one child, it seems that onlookers assume my child is out of school for the afternoon because of a doctor appointment or … Read More

2 Doors to Homeschool Success

2 Doors to Homeschool Success

In the flurry of back-to-school preparations, we’re presented with many “doors” to homeschool success. Buy this curriculum and your child will succeed. Use this method and your child will flourish. Try this resource and your child will excel. Whether we’re just starting the homeschooling adventure or we’ve been on the journey for years, we’ve all stood before many of these … Read More