I've just finished my series, Autism: Diagnosis, Resources & Therapies. In Step 7, I discussed how to choose the right education for your child with autism. If you chose homeschool, this post is for you. There are six main homeschool approaches - or "styles" - out there. I'm going to very … [Read more...] about What is the Best Homeschool Approach for a Child with Autism?
I received a complimentary unit download from Hoffman Academy in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Please read my disclaimer in the footer for more information. Free piano lessons for kids? Sounds too good to be true, right? Except...it's not. For years, I've wanted the … [Read more...] about Free Piano Lessons for Kids: A Review of Hoffman Academy
Juice is kiddy crack. There, I said it. We made the fatal mistake of introducing juice to the twins when they were very young - probably under age 2. We diluted it, sure, but they got the taste. And that was enough. My husband and I made ourselves feel better about it by being sure to … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Kids to Drink More Water…without Taking Away Their Favorite Beverages
Traditions are an important part of life. When I was little, my mom started an end of the school year tradition with me that I loved dearly and still appreciate today. She would take me out to lunch after the last day of school. Usually it was A & W to get a root beer float and I remember those … [Read more...] about End of the School Year Traditions
Last fall, we did something totally unexpected...we sent the boys to school. This was a little difficult - especially for me (read here to see what a severe understatement that is:)). To be honest, I wasn't sure how it was all going to pan out. Well, school is officially out here in Alabama … [Read more...] about What a Year in Public School Has Taught Us
Hey there, You know we eat crazy here in the Rinna home - we eat clean and gluten-free among other things. But did you know I strive to be thrifty? I used to sweat in the check out line - no joke - when I was first diagnosed with Celiac. My body would go into fight-or-flight mode thinking about … [Read more...] about Eat Clean and Gluten-Free on a Limited Budget