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 Homeschool Iowa Board

Meet the Homeschool Iowa Board. a terrific team dedicated to encouraging and equipping homeschoolers and protecting home education in Iowa.

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

Homeschooling the Next Generation

Homeschooling the Next Generation

While scrolling down the Facebook news feed recently, an old, familiar image appeared. It was a grainy photo of the first NICHE graduation in 1995.

Divine Appointments

Divine Appointments

I reacted with surprise when I saw the name appear on my phone as I reached to answer it. The call was from a homeschooling friend – one who had started homeschooling when I had, back in the 1980’s. I hadn’t seen her or talked to her in years. The Invitation   She sounded just the same as she cheerfully … Read More

Taking the Step of Faith

Taking the Step of Faith

As I prepare to resume our homeschooling life adventures after Christmas break, I’m reminded of the thoughts that ran through my mind almost 30 years ago when I first considered home education for our oldest child. TAKING THE STEP WITHOUT CERTAINTY   Homeschooling was unusual back then. Homeschooling was an unknown back then. In fact, homeschooling was essentially illegal back … Read More