Your First Year Homeschooling Children With Learning Differences #homeschooling #learningdifferences #autism #adhd #anxiety #dyslexia

The First Year Homeschooling Children With Learning Differences

My oldest spent the last half of his second grade year miserable. He cried every single morning and physically fought me when it was time to go to school. He lost recess every day because he couldn't finish the math timed tests in under 3 minutes and had to stay in until they were complete. He was bullied over his shoes, his speech, and...Read More
Homeschool Mom Q&A - Is My Child Really Learning? #homeschool #special needs #learningdifferences

Homeschool Mom Q&A – Is My Child Really Learning?

It's a question I consider all the time. It's a question I am asked all the time, especially from moms just getting started homeschooling. It's a question that can be easy to answer, but just as likely to prompt a super complicated response. How will I know if my child is really learning what he needs to learn? We are accustomed to standards of...Read More
5 Tips For Homeschooling A Resistant Learner #homeschool #learningdifferences #dyslexia

5 Tips For Homeschooling A Resistant Learner

I have lost track of how many pencils my son has broken this month. Let's just say a lot, K? It's his go-to method of shutting down whatever it is we are working on. I honestly think he believes if he snaps the pencil, he will not be able to finish the exercise. No more pencil. No more writing, right? (Nevermind the borderline hoarder status...Read More
How To Choose Curriculum For Kids With Learning Differences - #adhd #autism #dyslexia #learningdifferences

Choosing Curriculum For Kids With Learning Differences

Seven years ago, we started homeschooling. That first year, I actually thought very little about curriculum (I look back on now and wonder, "What in the world was I thinking?"). I purchased the very first one I heard about from a friend. It had worked well for her family for a couple of years, so I figured it would for us as well. $800.00...Read More