More than 15 years ago, when my hair was still big and my hips were still small, I started homeschooling my first child. Our family at the time wore our hair long and nappy in a cultural Rastafarian style, grew our own food and lived an eccentric, self-contained, hippie-esque lifestyle. It was ideal, we were… Continue reading Keep Calm and Homeschool On: How Not to Freak Out When You’re Losing Control
Ask any mom that’s been homeschooling for any length of time and they’ll tell you that at some point – most likely early on – they struggled with finding their homeschool groove. Every homeschool has a groove… a beat that everyone works smoothly to. When there is a lack of “groove”, usually there is a… Continue reading Finding Your Homeschool Groove: From Clashing Chaos to Smooth Groove
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