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Understanding Dyslexia

Building Confidence in Kids With Dyslexia

Building Confidence in Kids With Dyslexia

There is no one, simple way to build confidence in kids with learning differences like dyslexia. This post will share how our family of seven kids with dyslexia (as well as some ADHD, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia) helped our kids to become more confident despite their...

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Kids Homeschool Assessment

Kids Homeschool Assessment

You know the old saying "Ain't Mom happy, ain't no one happy"? In my 30 years of parenting, I have come to understand that "Ain't the kids happy, ain't no one happy" is also true. Do this quick Kids Homeschool Assessment to find out how your kids really feel about...

Homeschooling Kids With Dyslexia:  Grades 1 – 3

Homeschooling Kids With Dyslexia: Grades 1 – 3

What to expect, setting goals and the best curriculum choices for homeschooling kids with dyslexia in grades 1 - 3. I am a firm believer in the benefits of homeschooling kids with dyslexia.  I should know really.  I've been homeschooling kids with dyslexia...

Teaching Tips

How to Choose the Best Dyslexia Options

How to Choose the Best Dyslexia Options

There are so many good resources for teaching kids with dyslexia it can be hard to know what the best dyslexia options are. We're well into the school year now. The honeymoon period with its excitement over new curricula, courses, and co-ops has ended and we are faced...

When to Take a Break From Reading Instruction

When to Take a Break From Reading Instruction

Does your child shut down when it comes to reading? Do they cry or berate themselves or refuse to do their reading lessons? It may be time to take a break from reading instruction. The scenario is not uncommon. For a variety of reasons, children can come to resist...

Four Ways to Troubleshoot Learning Struggles

Four Ways to Troubleshoot Learning Struggles

Using weekly review planning sheets helps me to troubleshoot my kids' learning struggles with confidence. Many of us have spent a lot of time over the summer planning and preparing for the current school year. Maybe you joined one of my coaching groups or you went to...

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Gifts for Homeschool Moms

Gifts for Homeschool Moms

If you're wondering what gifts to give the homeschool moms in your life, you're in the right place! Gifts for Homeschool Moms and Dads This site exists to educate and support homeschooling families who have kids with ADHD, dyslexia, and other language-based learning...

Building Confidence in Kids With Dyslexia

Building Confidence in Kids With Dyslexia

There is no one, simple way to build confidence in kids with learning differences like dyslexia. This post will share how our family of seven kids with dyslexia (as well as some ADHD, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia) helped our kids to become more confident despite their...

Life Skills

How to Unschool With Sue Patterson

How to Unschool With Sue Patterson

If you have ever been interested in how to unschool full-time or even temporarily (sometimes referred to as deschooling) you will want to listen to this interview with the amazing Sue Patterson from Unschooling Mom 2 Mom. Watch the video below or listen to the audio...

Unschooling the Struggling Learner

Unschooling the Struggling Learner

Kids struggle with learning for all sorts of reasons. Their struggles can stem from poor (even traumatic) school experiences, illnesses of various types, or learning differences like dyslexia and ADHD. Whatever your story is, unschooling is a great option for all...

Gifts for Homeschool Moms

Gifts for Homeschool Moms

If you're wondering what gifts to give the homeschool moms in your life, you're in the right place! Gifts for Homeschool Moms and Dads This site exists to educate and support homeschooling families who have kids with ADHD, dyslexia, and other language-based learning...