Attending A Homeschool Convention When Your Child Has Learning Differences
different by design learning | Homeschooling

Attending A Homeschool Convention When Your Child Has Learning Differences

I first attended a homeschool convention in the summer following our first year at home.  I went, knowing all the things that were not working for us. I went, expecting to find some help, some answers, some other moms/experts who might know what to do next. Unfortunately, as I walked from speaker to speaker and…

The Best Way To Homeschool History When Your Child Is Struggling
Homeschooling

The Best Way To Homeschool History When Your Child Is Struggling

Out of the box learners require an out of the box approach to learning. This is how we homeschool history, even when my children are struggling.  I have been feeling really guilty lately about our homeschool routine. NOT because my children aren’t learning. They are in fact, in a season of voracious learning, particularly when…

To the lonely mom of a child with special needs
Autism | Parenting | Special Needs

To the lonely mom of a child with special needs

This is for the lonely mom of a child with specials needs.  Because loneliness and this kind of motherhood often go hand in hand.  I have amazing friends. I do. They are generous and encouraging. They are willing to overlook how many times I ignore their text messages. They make me food, pour me tea,…

What You Should Know About Homeschooling A Child With Special Needs
Homeschooling | Special Education At Home

What You Should Know About Homeschooling A Child With Special Needs

I am always asked if this is really the best choice for my boys’ education. Here is what you should know about homeschooling a child with special needs. When my sons were first diagnosed with their various differences, we had already been homeschooling for a year. The school system had not worked well for my…