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…

Top Ten Posts For Parents Of Children With Learning Differences (2020)
ADHD | Homeschooling | Motherhood | Sensory Processing Disorder

Top Ten Posts For Parents Of Children With Learning Differences (2020)

We are finally heading into the new year! It is with great pleasure that I share my Top 10 posts for parents of children with learning differences for this past year. 2020, I can’t say I am sad to see you go… Every year, I compile my Top 10 posts for the year. I do…

Is It A Reward or Bribe? How Do I Motivate My Child?
Homeschooling | Motherhood

Is It A Reward or Bribe? How Do I Motivate My Child?

I am asked this question all the time. Is it a reward or a bribe when I try to incentivize my child’s behavior? I work with a family that has super smart and also pretty intense kiddos.  It comes with the giftedness territory and these children are no exception.  Their eleven year old was struggling…

The Pros And Cons Of Homeschooling A Struggling Learner
Homeschooling | Learning Differences

The Pros And Cons Of Homeschooling A Struggling Learner

Homeschooling a struggling learner is not what I thought it would be. It’s so much better and in some ways, worse.  When my son was in public school, I spent a lot of time daydreaming about what it would be like if I could stay home with him and homeschool. No drop-off meltdowns. No calls…

For The Mom Who Won’t Be Sending A Holiday Letter This Year
Homeschooling | Motherhood

For The Mom Who Won’t Be Sending A Holiday Letter This Year

I opened the first one last week. A sweet holiday card with a folded up piece of themed paper tucked inside. Before unfolding, I took a deep breath. These letters are tough sometimes. I love hearing the updates. I enjoy seeing what everyone’s been up to. This year, it’s interesting to see how 2020 has…

The Strength Based Homeschool: A Behind The Scenes Look
Hands-On Learning | Homeschooling

The Strength Based Homeschool: A Behind The Scenes Look

What does a strength based homeschool really look like? Here’s your chance to take a peek! We went to the guitar store last week… Four times. We didn’t buy anything. No, we walked up and down the rows of electric guitars. My son explained to me the difference between the styles, the electronics within and…