Category: Raising Children

Managing Behavior at Home – Distance Learning

We struggle with behavior issues on a good day when we have a set schedule, so you can imagine how things have regressed since schools closed and we went to distance learning. One of the reasons we ultimately decided to put our children in… Continue Reading “Managing Behavior at Home – Distance Learning”

Review: Sharing Love Abundantly in Special Needs Families

I recently finished Sharing Love Abundantly in Special Needs Families by Gary Chapman and Jolene Philo. My review, shared on Goodreads, is below. Sharing Love Abundantly in Special Needs Families: The 5 Love Languages® for Parents Raising Children with Disabilities by Gary Chapman My… Continue Reading “Review: Sharing Love Abundantly in Special Needs Families”

Review: Different

I have recently finished reading Different: The Story of an Outside-the-Box Kid and the Mom Who Loved Him by Sally and Nathan Clarkson. This book arrived at such a needed time in my life. While I think parenting in general is not an easy… Continue Reading “Review: Different”

Homeschool Reads – March Edition

I think our school motto could be summed up with “Read Good Books, Often.” I purposely seek out quality literature that will not only be enjoyable to read, but will feed us intellectually and spiritually. Our reading basket usually contains several books, and we… Continue Reading “Homeschool Reads – March Edition”

My Compass

compass (n.) an instrument for determining direction   In the past year, I have been doing a lot of reading about the Thomas Jefferson Leadership Education philosophy. It has really resonated with me, and I am incorporating more of the philosophy into our educational… Continue Reading “My Compass”