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…

What You Need To Do When Your Child Has Differences
Homeschooling | Motherhood | Special Needs

What You Need To Do When Your Child Has Differences

This is the very best advice I can possibly share. This is what you need to do when your child has differences. I began watching a docu-series on YouTube last week, all about different families raising children with varying differences and special needs. The single mom with three kiddos on the spectrum. The 18 year…

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…

Moms Of Children With Differences: It’s Difficult, But It Doesn’t Mean You’re Doing it Wrong
Motherhood | Parenting

Moms Of Children With Differences: It’s Difficult, But It Doesn’t Mean You’re Doing it Wrong

Moms of children with differences often blame themselves when things are hard. The truth is sometimes things are really difficult, but it doesn’t mean you are doing it wrong.  He threw the book and stomped off to his room. “Don’t you understand?” he yelled, clearly frustrated. “I have dys-A-lexia!” As he slammed the door, I…