Homeschool High School Math: The Best Decision We Made To Help My Child
Homeschooling | Learning Differences

Homeschool High School Math: The Best Decision We Made To Help My Child

When my oldest son continued to struggle with homeschool high school math, this is the very best decision we made to help! Math has been a difficult subject for my oldest son for as long as I can remember.  It started with timed tests back in second grade. It continued with difficulties with algebra. It…

14 Important Ways To Help A Struggling Anxious Reader
Homeschooling | Struggling Reader

14 Important Ways To Help A Struggling Anxious Reader

My son is twelve years old. I clearly remember him in his sweet little preschool classroom at four years old. He loved the arts, the crafts, the playtime and the other children. But the letters, the writing his name, the sounds? Not so much. Even back then, it was obvious that reading was not his…

As Homeschool Days Turn Into Homeschool Years
Homeschooling | interest led learning | Motherhood

As Homeschool Days Turn Into Homeschool Years

My oldest son completed applications to five different four-year colleges last week. He did it completely on his own, researching the various campuses and the accommodations they provide.  It still floors me, just thinking about it. The truth is, I did not think this would be a viable option for him. I’ve spent years stressing…

This Homeschool Enrichment Program Makes Learning Come Alive
Homeschooling

This Homeschool Enrichment Program Makes Learning Come Alive

One of the most challenging parts of homeschooling, for me, is finding resources that genuinely interest my kids. This homeschool enrichment program does it for me! When we first started homeschooling ten years ago, I spent so much time looking for curriculum resources that were purely academic. The latest reading program. The newest math manipulatives….

Teaching Textbooks 4.0 For Children With Learning Differences
Homeschooling | Learning Differences

Teaching Textbooks 4.0 For Children With Learning Differences

My oldest son is graduating this year. In just four short months, our time together homeschooling will be finished. One of the subjects that caused the greatest concern and frustration for him (and for me!) was always math. Part of it is the very real fact that he has dyscalculia. Part of it was not…

Is It Time To Have My Child Professionally Evaluated?
Homeschooling | Learning Differences

Is It Time To Have My Child Professionally Evaluated?

It’s one of the most common questions I hear from other moms, particularly moms with wonderfully different little ones. It’s a question that I asked myself and others, over and over again, for both of my boys. It’s a question that I would think about at night, unable to sleep, trying to figure out what…