Posts by Courtney Newman

Good character can seem like an ambiguous goal at times. Character training is a difficult concept to define and is consequently complex to plan into your homeschooling studies. As a parent,…


Summer is an all-around favorite season for most people.  In the U.S., it’s even more exciting for many of us since we get to celebrate Independence Day!  The Fourth of July is a wonderful…


While it can be tempting to spend all summer relaxing by the pool or in the backyard hammock without a care in the world, summertime is also a great opportunity for additional learning.  Whether…


Summer is near even though it feels like spring barely began! Many of our homeschooling programs and curricula are drawing to a close. With summer break almost upon us, are the impending endless…


Science is a fascinating subject for many people. It is full of explosive experiments, incredible observations, and plentiful answers for everyday questions. Though the study of science can be…


You have a headache. You feel groggy. Fatigued. It’s not quite warm enough outside and your allergies are transforming into something miserable. The kids are loud, whining, fighting, and bored.…


After you’ve already watched Frozen more times than you’d like to admit and your Play-Doh is properly dried out, you are probably dying for new activities for kids to try during this quarantine.…


Easter is always a fun time of the year, isn’t it?  It’s a day for candy, games, delicious food, and without even half the pressure that comes with Christmas. In my book, that’s a solid…


We love science here at Homeschool.com!  It’s a bit of a shame that so many people dislike science due to it feeling overly complicated, dry, and boring.  Too often, science is limited to…


In certain states, the school closure quarantine ends today. In other states, schools are closed through the end of the year. Regardless, there are a lot of new homeschooling families these days…