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Summer Break For The Child Who Needs Structure

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

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How We Stopped Fighting Every Month Over Money

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

Homeschooling · Parenting · Sensory Processing Disorder · Uncategorized

How We Incorporate Play Into Everyday Learning

“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