Posts by Courtney Newman

Happy Constitution Week! Were it not for the rights outlined in the Constitution, you may not even be reading this article. Thanks to those rights, you’re free to read whatever you’d like.  The…


We are about half a year into the pandemic and it doesn’t look like it’s changing anytime soon. Of course, we remain hopeful. But, the reality is that families need a solution for their children’s…


Have you heard of homeschool pods? Perhaps this phrase has floated through your social networks and it intrigued you as an option for your family. Homeschool pods are also referred to as pandemic…


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.…