Posts by Courtney Newman

Special needs can feel like a different world of parenting altogether.  It has its own amazing moments, as well as its own struggles. If you have found yourself evaluating your child’s education…


SEPTEMBER 3, 2019

Women of Achievement

In recent years, it has become painfully obvious that standard history books are lacking when it comes to women’s achievements.  There have been numerous influential women in history, many…


Do you have an eager little learner on your hands?  If you have young children and you’ve decided to homeschool them, you may be wondering if you should use a curriculum.  Further, which…


Congratulations, you now have a high schooler.  Uncharted waters lay ahead, where a world teems with deadlines, college pressure, and headache-inducing algebra.  Perhaps you’re just now…


There are numerous versions of homeschooling growing in popularity among the non-traditional teaching community.  We are aware of homeschooling in general, which involves a lesson plan, curriculum,…


Our 2019 Back to Homeschool Curriculum Awards are sponsored by Accelerate Online Academy. It’s that time of year again, friends!  Back to Homeschool is here and so are our curriculum awards. …


Have you ever heard of bullet journaling?  If you have, then perhaps you have even started your own journal already and that’s awesome!  If you haven’t, let me share this fun and effective…


Have you heard of geocaching?  It’s a relatively popular real-world game for finding hidden items with the help of GPS coordinates.  Geocaching is known as the world’s largest treasure…


If you have a teen, most likely the discussion of driving has already surfaced here or there.  As soon as a kid enters high school, it doesn’t take long for them to start asking for the…


Has the school year left your homeschool room looking like complete chaos?  A year full of studying, activities, labs, and research can do that! There you are, sitting at your desk, engulfed…