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 to. Summer break is not really a break at...Read More

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. You have also probably heard me complain more than...Read More

When Worksheets Don’t Work – Simple Homeschool

[caption id="attachment_2387" align="alignnone" width="660"] Because usually home school is more like couch school.[/caption] I have often said that discussing homeschooling publicly is more terrifying to me than spilling my guts about my children, my marriage, my faith, or any other topic. And I know exactly why… I used to be extremely opposed/judgy/uninformed/militantly against it. (I was once so rude and condescending to a homeschooling...Read More