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dyslexic

My friend, Anisha, has had a very unique experience educating her son!  I am inspired by her journey and I know you will be, too.   I am thrilled to share her story of struggles, diagnosis, and learning to take one small step at a time.   {This post may contain my referral links. You can see …

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Dyslexic

My friend, Anisha, has had a very unique experience educating her dyslexic son!  I am inspired by her journey.  These are her favorite resources.  To read her complete story, CLICK HERE. {This post may contain my referral links. You can see my full Disclosure and Cookie Policies or my updated Privacy Policy for more details.} Anisha’s Favorite …

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History

History and Bible are two of my most favorite things to teach.  I usually integrate Bible into many different subjects, but there is a time to sit down and really study it with the help of great resources.  History is one of the easiest things to integrate with Bible.  That is why I put these …

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STEM

The math and science field has opened up so much in the last few years.  There are so many curriculum choices as well as game and hands-on options!  STEM options and toys for all ages have really taken off.  My daughter is completely in love with some of these, so I will show you her …

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The Language Arts subjects include Reading, Writing, Literature, Spelling, & Grammar.  These subjects are often bundled in other subject curriculum because it’s easy to pair with history & science with living books.  I have found that there are times when grammar, spelling and even reading elements are not covered fully.   These are some language arts …

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evening routine

I don’t know about you, but I spend more time re-implementing an evening routine than following one!  I would say that we are  GREAT at killing our evening routines.  Because we are so good at this, I have learned quite a few lessons on how to make this work.  Here are some of my sure-fire …

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teaching handwriting

Who in their right mind would try to teach cursive AND manuscript to a child at the same time?  Sounds crazy, right?  I would have agreed with you years ago, but I’ve learned a few things that have completely changed my mind. How open-minded are you when it comes to trying something new with your …

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I was in shock.  I was just told that the school system in our state took out handwriting as a subject.  What were they thinking?! I had just finished my training as an educational therapist through the National Institute of Learning Disabilities.  They taught me in my training  the importance of cursive handwriting as well …

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time-out

This past weekend I booked an airplane ticket to a larger town in our area.  When you live in a town completely supplied by air, and without the normal fun amenities of a large city, it can cause some feelings of claustrophobia or boredom!  I usually do fairly well here.  My husband tends to get …

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