Will It Ever Get Easier For My Child With Learning Differences?
Motherhood | Special Needs | Survival Mode

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 sure it is a reality…

Accommodating My Child’s Sensory Processing Disorder
Autism | Sensory Processing Disorder

Accommodating My Child’s Sensory Processing Disorder

Accommodating my child’s sensory processing disorder is a daily concern. This is how we help him and accommodate his needs. I pushed against the coffee Keurig with almost all my weight, while my glorious cup of coffee brewed. When I stepped away, my friend asked, “Why do you do that?” I looked at her, blinking…

Get Ready For A New Homeschool Year With These 5 Ridiculously Easy Tips
Homeschooling | Special Education At Home

Get Ready For A New Homeschool Year With These 5 Ridiculously Easy Tips

It’s about that time again! Here are 5 ridiculously easy ways to help you get ready for a new homeschool year. In just about one month, we will be starting our tenth year learning at home. In some weird way, it makes me feel old just typing that… like when the young mom talks about…

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me When My Son Was Diagnosed With Autism
Autism | Parenting | Sensory Processing Disorder

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me When My Son Was Diagnosed With Autism

Although it’s been years, it seems like yesterday.  This is what I wish someone had told me when my son was diagnosed with autism.  It’s been eight years since my son received his autism diagnosis.  As I look back at all the progress we’ve made, and how much our life has changed for the better,…

The Basics Are Difficult When Your Child Has Autism And ADHD
ADHD | Autism | Sensory Processing Disorder

The Basics Are Difficult When Your Child Has Autism And ADHD

The basics are difficult when your child has autism and adhd. In our lives, there’s no way around it. This is what I’ve learned. My son showed me exactly how he planned to install a CPU into his computer yesterday. (If you don’t know what that is, don’t worry. You are in good company. I…