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Misdiagnosis – When Doctors Don’t Have Answers

The last six months have been a haze of doctors’ offices, medications, meltdowns and unexplained illnesses for my youngest son. He has received several different, significant diagnoses in this time frame. He has been treated according to the standard protocol for each of these diagnoses. Nothing has worked. As a result, after a very serious…

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A Different Approach To The New School Year

It’s the first week of September. Moms are taking pictures of their freshly combed children in the morning, holding up cute signs with their grade levels. School buses are buzzing around the neighborhood again. And homeschool bloggers everywhere, are sharing their curriculum picks for the new school year. I’m like an addict with these posts….

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Elementary Math For My Out-of-the-Box Learner

We spend a lot of time practicing reading with my ten year old, dyslexic son. Ask him about it and he will say that he works hard, but his brain just really doesn’t like to read. Ask him what his brain does like, and his first response will always be P.E. His second answer? Math….