The other day I recalled a conversation I had with a friend when the boys were really little. A question had been burning in my mind for a while and I needed to ask it... "What do you do all day? I mean with the kids? What do you do?" At the time I was a mom of twin toddlers and an infant so … [Read more...] about Nurturing Your Pre-Schooler’s Schedule: How to Homeschool in the Early Years
This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure in the footer for more details. It was a beautiful fall day. The air was crisp but mild and you could just feel the seasons changing. Our family piled in the car and drove to a nearby apple orchard. We have been visiting Apple Charlie's … [Read more...] about Nurturing Your Pre-Schooler’s Soul: How to Homeschool in the Early Years
It was Charlotte Mason's belief that the child is a person so we must educate the whole person, not just his mind. This led to her famous statement that "education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life." As a living being, your child has a body and during the pre-school years especially, it is … [Read more...] about Nurturing Your Pre-Schooler’s Body: How to Homeschool in the Early Years
If you have children with special needs, there's no doubt you've heard the term "life skills" and have been told how important it is to foster independence in your kids. Although I firmly believe that relationship must come before this, we are now at a point in our therapy where we can focus more on … [Read more...] about How to Foster Independence in Your Kids with Zone Work
When our son was first diagnosed with autism, speech therapy was the very first therapy we approached. We began our autism journey in the school system so we took what was offered to us. We were given two thirty minute sessions a week; one of those sessions was group therapy and one was … [Read more...] about Speech Therapy on a Shoestring Budget
Disclaimer: this is not a sponsored post on the Son-Rise Program®. I am writing to educate parents because this program has sincerely changed our lives and the hope we have for our kids on the spectrum. If you've been around the blog for a while, you've heard me talk about the Son-Rise Program® … [Read more...] about What is the Son-Rise Program®?