It's already February, but the end of the school year can still seem light years away. There's something about the winter months that brings a sort of homeschool slump that almost makes it hard to recover and finish strong. Know what I mean? To be completely honest, I have felt this sense of a slump… Continue reading 4 Ways a Low-Impact Schedule Can Boost Motivation For Any Homeschool
Somewhere, there is a homeschooling Mom who is miserable. If she's not miserable, she feels like she doesn't fit in. She ain't a part of any clique. Her children don't quite fit in with the others. And, it seems more like a burden to keep trying rather than just throwing in the towel. Well, Mom,… Continue reading Dear Homeschool Mom, It’s OK to break up with your homeschool group
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!
Whether you are a method user or not, the ultimate goal for all of us home educators is to help our children reach the goal of retaining the information that has been taught to them. That is the entire drive behind this method.... taking the necessary steps to help my children have a fluid learning… Continue reading Wrapping up the IR3 Method
I never think twice about hanging posters on the wall, preparing flashcards, and ordering copywork books... but now that I think about it, taking these actions (and others) fall into the categories of recognize and review in the IR3 method. Think about it. We hang posters because we want our children to have visuals of… Continue reading Breaking Down IR3: Recognize & Review
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!
Welcome to our new website!!! This has surely been a long time coming, but we have finally made it! If you are visiting from our old blog/website, then you are mostly familiar with what we are about. If this is your first time visiting with us, howdy! To get to know us a little better,… Continue reading Same information, new website!