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…

5 Ridiculously Easy Activities That Helped My Dyslexic Child Learn To Read
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5 Ridiculously Easy Activities That Helped My Dyslexic Child Learn To Read

Helping my dyslexic child learn to read was one of the most challenging and rewarding things in my life. I wrote this post almost five years ago, when we were making the transition to hands-on, out of the box learning.  Maybe you are in the same place I was back then, trying to figure it…

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

One Of The Most Difficult Parts Of Sensory Processing Disorder: Bathing
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One Of The Most Difficult Parts Of Sensory Processing Disorder: Bathing

It’s hands down, one of the most difficult parts of my son’s sensory processing disorder: Bathing. My son has never been one for baths. It was evident from the start. When he was just a couple of weeks old, he was admitted to a children’s hospital. He was desperately ill, and no one knew why….