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!
Where are we going to actually "do school"? I don't have an area big enough. I don't know how to utilize my space. I want to set up a homeschool area but not sure where to start. I don't want homeschooling to take over our living area. These thoughts and questions are perfectly normal, and… Continue reading Homeschooling in Small Spaces: a peak at our “school area” plus FREE printables
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