Homeschooling Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia (the 3 D’s)

Homeschooling Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia (the 3 D’s)

When my youngest son was four years old, he attended a sweet little preschool Montessori program. As part of his “graduation” to kindergarten, his teacher prepared a portfolio of his work for us to review at our last parent conference. I loved his teacher. I trusted her. She was engaged, excited to come to work…

Homeschool Spanish Online: Perfect For Multisensory Learning!

Homeschool Spanish Online: Perfect For Multisensory Learning!

Learning a foreign language can be challenging for many kids, especially those who need a more multisensory approach to learning. This homeschool Spanish online course uses a unique, state of the art approach to create multi-sensory learning, all from the comfort of your own computer! Because my youngest son is headed into high school this…

What Helped My Dyslexic Son Finally Learn To Read: Practical Help For Struggling Readers
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What Helped My Dyslexic Son Finally Learn To Read: Practical Help For Struggling Readers

Last week, I shared what I wanted you to know most about what helped my dyslexic son finally learn to read. Today, I am sharing all the details of what worked. My youngest son is dyslexic and has struggled to read for as long as he has been trying. Eight full years of flashcards and…

How Long Does It Take To Change My Child’s Behavior (and my own)?

How Long Does It Take To Change My Child’s Behavior (and my own)?

Behavioral changes and consistency take time – far more time than I like to admit. So why do I always feel so much pressure and rush to see progress? How long should it take to change my child’s behavior (and my own, for that matter)? I saw a pamphlet in my son’s doctor’s office yesterday….

Homeschooling A Struggling Reader? 31 Things You Need To Know
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Homeschooling A Struggling Reader? 31 Things You Need To Know

I realize that it was not any one thing that helped my struggling reader. It was all the things. This is everything I want you to know about homeschooling a struggling reader. My youngest son is reading. He is really, truly reading. His reading skills have improved dramatically over the past year. He can play…