Natalie Mack is a mom of five, retired Navy Chaplain’s wife, retired therapist, military home educator since 2001, President of Belvoir Home Educators, soccer mom, Scouts BSA Merit Badge Coordinator and business owner. Her passions include people, homeschooling, travel, her alma mater- Spelman College, cooking/baking, languages, history and genealogy research. She currently serves as a High School Educational Consultant and Military Outreach Coordinator for Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA).

She received a Masters in Education with a concentration in Community Counseling from The George Washington University in Washington DC and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish from her beloved alma mater, Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. She has over 10 yrs experience in counseling to include substance abuse, social work and group practice.

Hanging up her therapist shingle, she followed God’s lead to home educate her children in 2001- right before 9-11.

Married to her high school sweetheart, Dr. LeRoy G. Mack, III, she has launched 4 of her five children to college and on to graduate school or professional careers.  Her oldest daughter, who is a Fulbright Global scholar, obtained her Master’s degree from George Washington University with a focus in International Education, and is currently working as an International Baccalaureate coordinator in Washington D.C. She is fluent in Mandarin and conversant in Russian. She has led 2 groups of high schoolers to summer study in China- to Beijing and Chengdu. Her second oldest, who was a D1 soccer athlete at Liberty University, completed her Master’s in Social Work at Howard University.  She was both a Howard University School of Social Work Founders Fellow and an American Evaluation Association GEDI fellow.  She currently works as a social worker and is a professional Futsal player. 

Her middle child is an Eagle Scout who graduated from American University School of International Service, majoring in International Relations and currently works for a nonprofit.

Her 4th child is a sophomore at George Mason University Honors College as a Bonner Scholar. Her youngest at home, is a current 9th grader, just recently licensed as a soccer youth referee and just ranked up to Life Scout.  In Nov 2017, her mom-in-law had to be moved in to live with Natalie and her family which makes for never a dull day as a caregiver, homeschooling, bling-slinging, veteran military spouse.

Natalie has founded and led military homeschooling groups throughout her homeschool journey to include Military Christian Homeschool Support (MCHS) at Little Creek/Fort Story in Virginia Beach, VA as well as Naples Christian Homeschoolers, overseas in Naples, Italy. She currently serves as President of Belvoir Home Educators in northern Virginia based at Fort Belvoir, VA.  Additionally, Natalie has been a leader of Protestant Women of the Chapel, a well-known Bible study ministry within military chapels. Natalie is also a writer for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, having written articles on military life and the sandwich generation. She is a frequent guest on podcasts, Facebook Lives and webinars and is passionate about speaking encouragement to homeschooling moms.  In response to many requests to provide marital enhancement workshops and homeschool seminars, Natalie and LeRoy established Mack Family Consulting LLC. Natalie is also an Independent Consultant with Paparazzi Accessories, selling gorgeous nickel and lead-free budget-friendly jewelry.