Do These Three Simple Exercises Before Math Lessons

Do These Three Simple Exercises Before Math Lessons

About ten years ago, I was struggling with teaching my son. He was language delayed and had several learning issues. At that time, he was undiagnosed and I was researching everything I could get my hands on to find something that would help him. I found a couple of...
Incorporating Mental Health into Homeschooling

Incorporating Mental Health into Homeschooling

Mental health conditions affect nearly five million children in the United States and can extend into adulthood. Childhood is a period of pivotal mental, emotional, and physical growth and development, making it an essential time to start discussing mental health....
Yes, You Can Homeschool A Child With Special Needs

Yes, You Can Homeschool A Child With Special Needs

When my son was first diagnosed with autism, we had already made the decision to homeschool. From my perspective, knowing his diagnosis affirmed our decision to educate my son at home. It explained his constant meltdowns in the morning. It gave me a sense of how...
Expect a Roller Coaster Homeschool Year

Expect a Roller Coaster Homeschool Year

Every homeschool family is so different that there aren’t many pieces of advice I would give to all homeschool moms. But this one applies to everybody. The homeschool year will be a roller coaster. Expect it. There is no homeschool family who goes through the...
Ways to Fill the Need for Extra Learning for Gifted Kids

Ways to Fill the Need for Extra Learning for Gifted Kids

Having a child who is smart sounds like rainbows and sunshine. And it can be at times. But, when that child shows abilities that are far beyond what is typical of their age it can be quite daunting. When a child hasĀ an insatiable need to fulfill their desire to know a...