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…

Why Are Consistent Homeschool Routines So Hard?
Homeschooling | Special Needs

Why Are Consistent Homeschool Routines So Hard?

Every single book and expert tells us that a steady routine is essential for our children’s well-being. So why are consistent homeschool routines so hard? Mom confession time. I totally let my son watch four episodes of SpongeBob yesterday. In a row. I dozed on the couch with the aggravating sounds of Squidward and Patrick…

The Constant Turmoil Of Parenting A Child With Special Needs
Autism | Parenting | pediatric mood disorders

The Constant Turmoil Of Parenting A Child With Special Needs

The constant turmoil of parenting a child with special needs is difficult to describe. But it is real.  “It feels like our lives are totally out of control. And there is nothing I can do about it,” my husband replied. I looked at my son’s doctor, wondering what she might say. She looked down at…