Homeschooling

Understanding God’s Calling and My Child with Special Needs

Please know, although I received this curriculum for free and was compensated for my time to review, this post is my own opinion entirely. My son has very specific, very selective areas of focus.  If you have been around here for any length of time, you have likely seen pictures of countless reptiles and fish.… Continue reading Understanding God’s Calling and My Child with Special Needs

Homeschooling · Parenting

When My Child Resists Learning

My ten-year-old, already in tears and frustrated beyond belief, took the paper and tore it up. “I don’t want to do this,” he said through gritted teeth. Although my blood pressure was starting to spike, I said as calmly as I could, “That’s fine. If this seems too difficult today, you don’t have to do… Continue reading When My Child Resists Learning

Autism · Depression · Parenting

Living In Fear Of The Next Bad Thing

Last night, just as the sun was setting, my son had an idea. “Let’s build a fire outside and just relax.” His enthusiasm was contagious. Although this is typically something I would not do until my husband was home (he is officially in charge of all things outdoorsy and fire-y), the sight of now both… Continue reading Living In Fear Of The Next Bad Thing