Life Skills

A Surprising Benefit of Homeschooling

As more and more of my kids graduate from homeschooling, I have observed a surprising benefit. I was talking with my adult daughter this morning. She was lamenting the oddly annoying behaviors of some of the younger employees where she works. It was as if they had no...

Get Help Teaching Life Skills to Kids

Get Help Teaching Life Skills to Kids

Parents often lack direction when it comes to teaching life skills to their kids. We talk a lot about curriculum over on the Homeschooling With Dyslexia web site and blog. Choosing just the right curriculum that works best with our kids’ unique learning ability is one...

Simple Strategies to Teach Kids Time Management

Simple Strategies to Teach Kids Time Management

I didn't know whether I should be relieved or disappointed when I learned that 40-60% of people with dyslexia also had some form of attention issue.  What I do know now is that some of my kids aren't naturally organized (ahem) and that they need to be explicitly...

Help for Your Hopelessly Unorganized Child

Help for Your Hopelessly Unorganized Child

Do you have a child who is hopelessly unorganized? This is the child who can never find their pack pack, school books or soccer cleats? Oftentimes these kids are not just disorganized with their belongings but also with their thoughts. They have difficulty starting...