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    Default Why do YOU love FIAR?!

    I get shining object syndrome very easy and it is now curriculum buying season. Sooo....for all those people like me I thought it would be fun to comment why we love and choose FIAR! Keeping my blinders on this year-FIAR all the way!

    I love FIAR because as Jane said in a podcast I heard, it is like a cruise ship...you are always moving forward but you can stop and see the sights at any time and never feel behind. When you are done you can hop right back onto your journey!

    I am going to share on the facebook page as well Share your reasons below!

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    Brooke, I love that quote from Jane -- I have not heard it before! That's a great analogy!

    I love the relationship it builds and the JOY of learning that it inspires! My kids (3 are teens now) STILL talk about their rows and relate things to FIAR books and what we've learned. THAT's what it's all about!!!! And they pull out the books to read them to their younger brother just for fun!
    Wife to Jim and Mama to Katie (1/01), Mattie (9/02), Cale (4/05), and Ben (8/08)

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    That is a great quote!

    I love that it helps me to make sweet memories with my children while we are learning. I feel that Jane has taught me how to be a better mom and teacher. And its all so much FUN!!!
    Leslie Nelsen, Family Room Moderator
    Wife to Roger, Mom to Christopher (24) married to Emily, Rebecca (22), Joshua (18), Isaiah (16), Daniel (13), and Eliana Joy (11).

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    I’ve been finished with FIAR for a long time but now I’m helping my daughters have these wonderful books for my grandchildren and I taught a FIAR co-op class last fall, which was fun!

    I’ve loved it all these years because it was not only fun for MY KIDS, but fun for ME as well. We learned SO MUCH about art that several of my kids went on to take more art classes in high school. As a family, we just have great memories, even my older kids who did not actually use FIAR, but participated in the fun the younger kids were having. We still talk about it and reference certain books and have family jokes based on lines from some of the books. So for us, FIAR lives on as we start a new generation with these great lessons and books.
    Wife to David, mom to 9, homeschooling Abby (15). Grammy to 6 granddaughters and 2 grandsons! Homeschooling since 1986, Rowing since 2000.

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    I love it because it is flexible, yet structured, it is gentle, yet deep learning, and because it is enjoyable to myself and my children.
    Sunshine - mom to 4dc - dd10 1/2, ds9, ds7 1/2 and ds6.

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