Homeschooling

History Through Literature For The Middle Years (with Beautiful Feet)

I come from a long line of history buffs. My mom, my dad, my siblings – we all showed an interest in and excitement for history. My sister and I used to pretend to be in various stories throughout history – pioneers, explorers on boats, helping Anne Frank escape from the Nazi’s instead of being… Continue reading History Through Literature For The Middle Years (with Beautiful Feet)

Homeschooling

Homeschooling Children With Special Needs – an honest look

I have shared a lot about homeschooling my two boys. Their learning differences. The accommodations we have in place. How I individualize all our curriculum in order to make it work for them. The craziness of our day to day lives. I enjoy writing about our schooling. I went to school to be a teacher.… Continue reading Homeschooling Children With Special Needs – an honest look

Anxiety · Homeschooling

How Anxiety Affects My Son’s Learning

When I was in the sixth grade, I ran for student council president. One of the requirements was getting up on stage, in front of the entire school, and giving a speech about why you should be elected. I bombed. For reals. I couldn’t remember the lines I had prepared. I stuttered and started sweating.… Continue reading How Anxiety Affects My Son’s Learning