Will It Ever Get Easier For My Child With Learning Differences?

It’s a question so many of us ask, desperate for an answer. Will it ever get easier for my child with learning differences and special needs? Last week, in one of my support sessions with another, sweet mom, we talked about what I call the “messy middle.” I am pretty […]

Homeschool Moms Feel Like They Are Failing All The Time. Why?

There is one thing I know for sure to be true about us, as homeschooling moms. Well, maybe two things. The first is that we are really, really hard on ourselves (like brutal). The second? We are usually doing a better job than we think.     Some of this […]

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 […]

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 […]

To The Single Mom At Christmas

This is a letter to the single mom at Christmas.  Dear Single Mom, I have been thinking of you since Thanksgiving. As Christmas gets closer and closer, I have been praying for your heart. This time of year is hard for you, I know. I was a single mom for […]