No matter how hard I tried to align my homeschool with what was typical or ordinary it. just. didn't. work. I went into homeschooling with a brick and mortar teacher mentality anyways, which basically meant that I tried using "classroom tactics". Or in other words, ways used to teach other people's children. It didn't take… Continue reading My Not-So Ordinary Homeschool: And Why I’m Finally Okay With It
Over the few years that I have been a stay-at-home, work-from-home, homeschooling mom, there is one thing that I've learned... there is nothing like having the inspiration and encouragement from other Moms who understand, and simply 'get it'! Writing it all out, home is the word that rings out the most. I stay at home… Continue reading A Gathering is Coming… and You’re Invited!
Hey y'all! I would like to kickoff the "back-to-school" month by telling you about a method I came up with last year called IR3! This week we are going to break down what this method is and why you should try it! Today, we are going to look at the "I" in IR3.... INTRODUCE How… Continue reading Let’s Talk About the “I” in IR3!
For many homeschoolers, August means the start of a new school year. This also means scrambling to put the finishing touches on curriculum, lesson plans, supplements, the "school area", and so on. Up until a year ago, I tried to make sure all my ducks were in a row, not realizing that I was leaving… Continue reading A Method That Can Work With Any Teaching and Learning Style
It seems like yesterday when I started preparing for my first year of homeschooling... making sure I had the space decorated right, the curriculum and lesson plans in place, the supplies neatly organized, and the right mindset. In reality, we are actually starting our fourth year of homeschool in just two short weeks! Wow! Since… Continue reading 5 Things Homeschooling Moms Wish Others Would Stop Saying to Them