Autism is a buzz word, for sure, but what is autism, actually? I will try to give you a compact answer to a very complex subject. Please remember this is my personal answer based on years of collective information. I will also differentiate classic autism from Asperger’s. Autism is a … [Read more...] about What is Autism? A Peek at Both Sides of the Spectrum
I received a complimentary level of All About Reading in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Please read my disclaimer in the footer for more information. I adore reading. It's not just a pastime in our home...more like an obsession. Books can be found in every room of the … [Read more...] about Why “All About Reading” Really is All That
"I don't want to go to school!" And he meant it. Many kids will be apprehensive about trying something new or doing an undesirable activity, but it seems that for children with autism - where the world is very black and white - it is near impossible to get them to change their minds. So … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Child to do Something He Doesn’t Want to Do
I was a fan of living books before I even knew what they were. ...a child at a garage sale, flipping through yellowed pages for a treasure. ...a school girl in my history books, craving the real story behind the dates. ...a college kid, unable to resell my books because they were just too … [Read more...] about Meeting Charlotte Mason: Living Books
Of my Charlotte Mason journey so far, this is hands down my husband's favorite part... Twaddle. Not so much the meaning, but the words itself...it sounds like a bodily function to me and apparently to him, as well. It's fun to say but what in the world does it mean? Simply Charlotte … [Read more...] about Meeting Charlotte Mason: What is Twaddle?
I'm so enamored I can hardly sit still or think about anything else. I find myself sneaking away to read a few paragraphs from her books and aligning my life with her ideas. Reading her has re-awoken my standards. Not in a distorted, idolizing way - but in a motivated way. It's been one of … [Read more...] about Meeting Charlotte Mason: A Lifestyle, Not Just a Philosophy