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…

The Most Difficult Lesson I’ve Had To Learn: Letting Go Is Hard To Do
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The Most Difficult Lesson I’ve Had To Learn: Letting Go Is Hard To Do

“I’m stuck, Mommy!“ My youngest looked down at me from the top of the tree, paralyzed with fear, clinging to the one branch he was sure would hold him. “Honey, if you got up there, you can get back down,” I said. “No,” he cried. “You don’t understand. I can’t let go. I can’t do…