My Dyslexic Son Is Finally Reading And This Is What I Want You To Know
Dyslexia | Homeschooling | Learning Differences

My Dyslexic Son Is Finally Reading And This Is What I Want You To Know

It’s been years, and I am so happy to say that my dyslexic son is finally reading. What I want you to know now may surprise you. “I don’t think I can say that I can’t read anymore, Momma. From now on, I need to say, ‘I sometimes have difficulty reading because I have dyslexia.’”…

The Constant Turmoil Of Parenting A Child With Special Needs
Autism | Parenting | pediatric mood disorders

The Constant Turmoil Of Parenting A Child With Special Needs

The constant turmoil of parenting a child with special needs is difficult to describe. But it is real.  “It feels like our lives are totally out of control. And there is nothing I can do about it,” my husband replied. I looked at my son’s doctor, wondering what she might say. She looked down at…

Seasonal Mood Changes In Children: How To Help
Anxiety | childhood mental illness | Depression | Special Needs

Seasonal Mood Changes In Children: How To Help

Seasonal mood changes in children are a real concern for many of us. Here is what has helped my son.  It took me years to put the pieces together.  Some years,  I blamed back to school stress – a new routine and learning expectations certainly cause some dysregulation. Others, I didn’t notice at all until…