I have been feeling it for a while now. The nagging worry. A tiny flicker of fear. The desire to head to Mexico and have a drink by the pool. Summer is coming. When you have a child who requires a consistent routine and struggles with change, summer break is not something you look forward… Continue reading Summer Break For The Child Who Needs Structure
There were scratches up and down my arms and my mascara was smudged. I glanced in the rear view mirror and noted that my hair would also need to be fixed before I went into the office. I looked like I had been in a fight. The truth is, I had. As I drove away from… Continue reading Homeschooling An Explosive Child
I have said it before and I will say it again – two of the most encouraging words in the English language are “Me too.” This morning, I wanted to check in and quickly say that I am praying for you this morning. I am so humbled by the way God blesses me through all… Continue reading I Am Thankful For You!
I could see the tension in his face as soon as I said it – “We should go over the budget tonight.” It happened every single month. I would try to figure out a way to bring up the subject of our family’s finances, and my sweet and typically chatty husband would immediately withdraw. I… Continue reading How We Stopped Fighting Every Month Over Money
I haven’t written anything new in days. There’s good reason. I have so, so much to say, but I don’t have a grasp on where to begin. So instead, I keep posting things this week that others have written. Because someone else’s words make more sense to me right now than any I find myself… Continue reading Because I Can’t Find The Words
“I neeeeeeeeeed to move around while you are reading to me, Momma. It’s how I listen,” my youngest child said to me, spinning in circles as I tried to get him to sit down with me on the couch and pay attention. My then six-year-old child, who clearly had more energy than the rest of… Continue reading How We Incorporate Play Into Everyday Learning
Wishing you all a Christmas overflowing with hope. With so much love, Shawna